Nabil Fekir's response when asked if he could be playing for Liverpool next season

Nabil Fekir of Lyon evades Nikola Vlasic of Everton during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Everton FC and Olympique Lyon at Goodison Park on October 19, 2017 in Liverpool,...

Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing the Lyon ace.

Nabil Fekir of Lyon (18) scores their first goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Everton FC and Olympique Lyon at Goodison Park on October 19,...

Reported Liverpool target Nabil Fekir spoke to reporters about his future, and responded when asked whether a move from Lyon to Anfield is on the cards this summer, as quoted by the Mirror.

According to the British tabloid, the Reds have identified the 24-year-old as the perfect replacement for the recently departed Philippe Coutinho, with a potential £60 million deal being mooted.

Lyon's French midfielder Nabil Fekir (L) vies with  Villarreal's Spanish midfielder Javier Fuego during the Europa League Round of 32 second leg football match between Villarreal CF and...

The France international has been in quite simply sensational form for Lyon this season, racking up an impressive 22 goals and seven assists in 38 appearances in all competitions.

Fekir is most effective when operating in the number 10 position, but he can play anywhere along the front-line, and he would certainly add real competition for the likes of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

The 24-year-old spoke to reporters, and responded when asked whether he could be plying his trade on Merseyside next season, as quoted by the Mirror:

TOPSHOT - Lyon's French midfielder Nabil Fekir shows his shirt as is congratulated by team mates after scoring during the French L1 football match between AS Saint-Etienne and Olympique...

"I heard these rumours. For now, I am in Lyon. There are still two games left and we are preparing for them in the best way possible. At the end of the season, we will see."

Whilst £60 million seems like a lot of money on the face of it, in today's day and age it would actually represent decent value, and if Klopp does in fact manage to bring Fekir to Anfield, it could turn out to be a signing of real significance for Liverpool.

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