Medical today? Lyon dispute French claims of scheduled Liverpool visit

Medical today? Lyon dispute French claims of scheduled Liverpool visit

Previous reports suggest that the Reds will pay around £60m for the midfielder.

Liverpool want to wrap up the deal as quickly as possible and announce Fekir's arrival over the course of the weekend.

The France worldwide had not been expected to finalise a switch to Merseyside before the end of this summer's World Cup.

Liverpool are mindful of the dangers of letting the situation drag on throughout the summer, especially given the possibility of France going deep in the tournament.

The France global will undergo a medical at the club's Melwood training ground on Friday, according to L'Equipe.

In an interview given to RMC shortly after signing for Liverpool, Fabinho praised Fekir, saying it would be "good" if he joined him on Merseyside.

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The 24-year-old is part of the France squad for the upcoming World Cup.

'The deal is at a standstill.

Despite this, Goal understands negotiations have moved on this week, with Liverpool closing in on a deal which would make all parties happy.

Klopp and co. hope to complete the transfer before the commencement of the FIFA World Cup, next week.

Aulas believes a pre-World Cup agreement may be the most profitable arrangement for Lyon after Didier Deschamps preferred Corentin Tolisso, Paul Pogba and N'Golo Kanté in midfield for France's most recent warm up match. "We haven't set a price tag because we haven't discussed this [Fekir's transfer] yet".

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