Genesio: Fekir a Lyon player ‘for now’

first_imgLyon coach Bruno Genesio is unable to offer assurances over Nabil Fekir’s future at the club.The France international forward was close to joining Liverpool in July before the Ligue 1 club withdrew from negotiations .Chelsea, who defeated Lyon on penalties in an International Champions Cup meeting on Tuesday, have been linked with a move for the 25-year-old, while La Liga giants Real Madrid have also been mentioned as a possible suitor.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Fekir returned to training with Lyon this week, but his manager is braced for more interest to come in on the player. “It’s too early to say,” he told a news conference when questioned about the player’s future.”He wanted to leave at the end of last season, but came back to training yesterday and was happy.”Who knows? There may be opportunities that come up before the end of the window. For now, he is a Lyon player.”Lyon kick off their Ligue 1 campaign against Amiens on Sunday.last_img