Report: Tottenham want Lyon's Nabil Fekir

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keen on Lyon star Nabil Fekir.

Nabil Fekir of Olympique Lyonnais looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyonnais at Nou Camp on March 13, 2019 in...

According to French newspaper Le Parisien, Tottenham Hotspur want to sign Lyon star Nabil Fekir this summer – just a year after his move to Liverpool collapsed.

Spurs haven't brought in any new signings since January 31st 2018, and it's clear that boss Mauricio Pochettino needs reinforcements to his squad.

With doubts over Christian Eriksen's long-term future in North London, Spurs may need to look at other playmakers, and Fekir appears to be on the radar.

 

Le Parisien claim that Fekir may be looking to leave Lyon this summer after his Liverpool move collapsed last year, and Tottenham would be interested.

Fekir has just a year left on his Lyon contract, meaning that Spurs could be striking at the perfect time to land Fekir for cheaper than Liverpool wanted last summer as Lyon consider cashing in before he leaves for free.

Liverpool had agreed to pay £53million for Fekir last summer according to The Telegraph, before cancelling the deal, seemingly over concerns about the French international's knee.

Nabil Fekir of Lyon during the french Ligue 1 match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL, Lyon) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Groupama Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Decines near Lyon, France.

Fekir has shown no issues this season, notching 12 goals and nine assists for Lyon, predominantly playing as a number 10, but he's also capable of playing as a striker.

Fekir is of a good age at 25, and his skill would be welcome at Spurs, regardless of Eriksen's future. Tottenham fans would surely love to see Fekir arrive, but may need to be wary of Liverpool re-entering the race.

Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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