Many Chelsea fans are convinced the club are on the verge of their second January signing after Nabil Fekir was omitted from Lyon’s squad.
Maurizio Sarri has made no secret of his desire to bring in attacking reinforcements this winter, with Chelsea heavily dependent on Eden Hazard in the scoring department. Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud have managed only 12 league goals between them this season.
Gonzalo Higuain and Callum Wilson have both been heavily linked in recent weeks and Lyon attacking midfielder Fekir remains on Chelsea’s radar.
Liverpool were battling it out with Chelsea to sign Fekir ahead of the 2018/19 campaign but Jurgen Klopp’s side pulled the plug on a potential deal after a medical raised concerns over his right knee. Read more