Nabil Fekir has revealed his agent denied him a dream transfer to Liverpool in the summertime of 2018 and plunged him right into a ‘darkish second.’
The France worldwide was strongly linked with a transfer to Anfield following the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, with a £53million transfer reportedly near being agreed.
Having already signed Fabinho from Monaco and Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, it appeared as if Feikr would arrive to finish a formidable midfield trident.
Nonetheless, the Reds determined to drag the plug on the deal within the last phases and it result in a number of conspiracy theories as to why.
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Hypothesis a couple of lingering knee damage which had triggered points in the course of the medical started to flow into, with the midfielder happening to affix Actual Betis simply 12 months later.
Three years on from the switch debacle, the 28-year-old has lastly had his say on the scenario so as to add some much-needed readability.
“It was a darkish second,” Fekir instructed The Occasions .
“I noticed loads of issues which weren’t true. It was stated the knee stopped me going to Liverpool however that wasn’t true.
“I went to Clairefontaine [France’s football centre near Paris], and so they did all of the proof [medical] and the knee was fantastic.
“I had an issue with my agent, my adviser. It was the agent chargeable for the deal not going by way of.
“After all I used to be upset to not go to Liverpool, very upset as a result of Liverpool are an amazing membership.”
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