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|LIVERPOOL transfer news - the Reds completed the world-record goalkeeper signing of Alisson... but will Nabil Fekir join him?
Fekir, 25, featured in six of France's seven matches at the World Cup, including coming on as a late substitute in the 4-2 final win over Croatia.
Last month, a move was agreed and Fekir posed for pictures in a Liverpool maxbet shirt ahead of the announcement.
However, things took a dramatic late twist when a problem with his knee showed up in a medical and KOd a £50million deal.
Fekir's dream is still to join the Reds - so will it happen?
Will Nabil Fekir join Liverpool?
Express Sport understands the move is unlikely as Liverpool are likely to call it a day after spending £67million on Alisson.
In fact, Jurgen Klopp appeared to drop a clue that a deal was off when he admitted he was "pretty sure" that Alisson would be the last bit of business that the Reds do.
Liverpool have splashed out £43.7million on defensive midfielder Fabinho from Monaco and £13m on Stoke's Xherdan Shaqiri.
The Reds have then signed Roma goalkeeper Alisson, while £52m midfielder Naby Keita has joined the club after a deal was agreed with Red Bull Leipzig last summer.
Klopp now has options in most positions and it appears his interest in a new attacking midfielder has cooled.
For Fekir, it's all smiles after World Cup domination.
On Thursday, the official Lyon account tweeted that they plan to honour Fekir's success with a presentation on the pitch before their first match of the new Ligue 1 season against Amiens on August 12.
That's three days after the transfer window slams shut.
Their tweet read: "Nabil Fekir will be presented with the trophy of the World Cup for his return to Groupama Stadium on Sunday 12 August, on the occasion of the 1st day of the Ligue 1 and the reception of Amiens at 3pm!"
Liverpool transfer news - the alternative view
Joe.co.uk's senior football correspondent Melissa Reddy disagrees and believes Fekir may still be on the cards.
She told maxbet the Anfield Wrap: "I think Liverpool thought so highly of him and obviously the deal was at such at an advanced stage. or it to fall short at a medical and the time it happened, they had no time to do anything after the medical results came in because he was flying with France.
"They would have felt a sense of letting the player down. No party involved wanted that to be the end of it, that result, that conclusion.
"It's how you work around the terms of the deal. Is it possible to do a loan deal or is it still permanent but only two years? There's all these things you need to solve.
"When Liverpool have really liked a player and there's been complications and hardships, they find a way.
"The only thing is, this wasn't a 'we disagree on figures, we disagree on wages' - it's a medical thing.
"I think if there is some sort of way to get the player and protect maxbet their best interests as a club, they'll find a way to do it."