Fekir had undergone a medical with Liverpool staff in Paris and agreed terms on a five-year-deal.
Fekir even conducted interviews with the club's in-house media team.
The French publication fails to state his desired digits but No.8 and No.10 are available.
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The two men talked some more and figured out that it was Bailly who brought the future-trooper into the world 27 years ago. After that revelation about their connection, Patterson delivered Bailly a first-class handshake instead of a summons.
The uncertainty carried into Saturday - much to the annoyance of France boss Didier Deschamps, who wants all of his players to have solved their futures before travelling to Russian Federation for the World Cup.
A day later, however, and the transfer was off - at least for the time being.
In fact, latest reports from RMC Sport claim that the French worldwide has already passed his medical in France, and Liverpool could announce his arrival later today. He is a boy who is down to earth.
"He's in the middle of negotiations and I think it's done", he said. I spent a quarter of an hour with him this morning [Saturday], and his main focus is France.
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Nadal has now won 30 of his last 35 sets played on clay and has lost just one set in this tournament. He added: "It was a very hard match against a good friend and good player".
"He was looking forward to it because the visit he had was positive".
"In a transfer, it's always like that".
"Transfer negotiations with Liverpool and Nabil Fekir for the transfer of the captain of OL have not succeeded and Olympique Lyonnais have made a decision to put an end to this negotiation tonight at 8pm", Lyon said in a statement on their official website. While Lyon may have pulled the plug for now - meaning this transfer will definitely not take place until after the World Cup - there are suggestions that talks could recommence at the end of the tournament.
Liverpool supporters won't be able to breathe a sigh of relief until the deal is completed, but it seems there's a good chance it will go through.
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