Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler has dropped a huge hint about Liverpool's next transfer move live on air.
While commentating on a live broadcast of the World Cup final, Tyler confirmed with great certainty that Liverpool 'will get' Lyon star Nabil Fekir before the end of the summer transfer window.
Martin Tyler: “Liverpool will get Nabil Fekir from Lyon, and they will pay the price in installments over the course of his contract with the club.” pic.twitter.com/8tQyMbrMpY— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) July 15, 2018
Liverpool had agreed a £53m deal for the 24-year-old French midfielder back in June, only for the deal to collapse due to uncertainties over a medical.
However, Tyler appeared to confirm that the deal is back on, saying on S
He added further detail about why the move had previously broken down, saying (per the Liverpool Echo): "The reason Fekir hasn't moved already from Lyon to Liverpool is the structuring of the deal. Liverpool are a bit suspicious about a problem that surfaced in a medical. They will take him, but payments will have to be in stages. He has proved his availability of a regular basis."
Tyler seemed to believe the deal was done..https://t.co/RqLFh9Cw0l— Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) July 16, 2018
The Liverpool Echo add an interesting line in their report, in which they say '
"It seems to me that Liverpool could come back," said Aulas. "That’s what I saw in the press, but I’m not informed.
"The transfer failed in June, but he is not affected. He is quite realistic, focused on his World Cup, and he still has the heart in Lyon.
"Nabil is much closer to Lyon today than it was when we talked to Liverpool. Maybe he will go to Liverpool, or to another club, but if he stays at OL, it will be a great year for him and for us."