Nabil Fekir on the verge of sealing a £48.4 million move to Liverpool.
Fekir should complete his medical on Friday, which will see Liverpool tie the deal up before the World Cup starts next week.
The 24-year-old attacking midfielder has been identified by Jurgen Klopp as Philippe Coutinho's natural replacement.
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Liverpool have agreed on a fee with Lyon for the transfer of coveted attacker Nabil Fékir, with a medical expected to take place on Friday.
"The record is at a standstill, there is no way forward", said Jean-Michel Aulas.
"The transfer will certainly not close during the World Cup and I do not think there is any change before the World Cup", Aulas claimed.
"We haven't set a starting price because we haven't discussed that yet".
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The Reds are also considering whether to active the £12m release clause in Xherdan Shaqiri's contract as he is poised to leave Stoke City following their relegation to the Championship.
Fekir has also drawn interest from Chelsea and Bayern Munich, but Liverpool have been aggressive in chasing his signature.
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