Match of the Day pundit Danny Murphy has upset some of the fans who once adored him, by highlighting what he believes is the gulf between Liverpool and last season's Premier League champions Manchester City.
Since then reports have continued to link the Reds and the Frenchman, although nothing substantial has materialised.
"I can not kill your D-day (Sky Sports Deadline Day) show, people sit there in front of the television all day waiting", he added.
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Nabil Fekir will not feature for Lyon against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this evening as talk of a move to London rumbles on. With no bids lodged yet, securing the services of the French worldwide looks like a long shot for the Blues, as two days is very little time to reach an agreement over a transfer with a notorious negotiator like Jean Michel Aulas.
"At night the door knocked again, I opened and found him and there is a bus behind him full of people, I asked him 'what are you trying to do?'". I feel great in the group. "He was very comfortable on the ball five minutes in and it meant we could show for it and he was starting most of our play, so it was a very good performance from him". It is a bit like the French national team: a mixture of youngsters and older players, with some players more experienced than others. I still remember the Burnley game [at Turf Moor in August 2016] when we lost 2-0 with 80 per cent possession.
Chelsea have not had the best of luck during the transfer window and only managed to sign Jorginho from Napoli and reserve goalkeeper Rob Green.
The Liverpool star could be targeted by Manchester United according to the pundit.