Nabil Fekir

Liverpool fans get excited as Nabil Fekir unveiling video emerges

The saga of Nabil Fekir nearly signing for Liverpool continues…

It does seem a long time ago now, but during the summer transfer window there were quite a few days where Nabil Fekir’s unveiling as a Liverpool player was imminent.

In the end, Fekir did remain at Lyon with controversy over the reasons for the failed move. Some have suggested it was down to a chronic knee problem. Others have claimed Liverpool and Lyon could not agree a fee.

What is certain though is that Fekir came so close to signing for Liverpool that he underwent a medical and had even produced his first interview for the club’s in-house TV channel.

In recent hours, Liverpool fans have got rather excited about Fekir again as some of their eagle eyed fans have done some serious digging on the world wide web.

PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 28: Nabil Fekir shoots a free kick at goal of France and of Ireland during the International Friendly match between France and Ireland at Stade de France on May 28, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Why is the Nabil Fekir video still on Liverpool’s YouTube channel?

The first discovery made was that Nabil Fekir’s unveiling video is still effectively on YouTube.

There is a private video in Liverpool’s “Summer Signing” playlist on the official Liverpool channel.

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This is almost certainly the Nabil Fekir announcement video.

Liverpool's "Summer Signing" playlist on YouTube

Liverpool’s “Summer Signing” playlist on YouTube

Nabil Fekir unveiling video starts doing the rounds

Somewhat incredibly, the video of Nabil Fekir signing for Liverpool is now doing the rounds on social media.

A still has been leaked of Fekir saying: “I’m really happy to wear such a prestigious shirt for a club of this size.”

There are also fans who claim to have seen Nabil Fekir’s first interview with Liverpool. And, others threatening to release the clip in the coming hours on social media.

Nabil Fekir unveiling video starts doing the rounds

Nabil Fekir unveiling video starts doing the rounds

Liverpool fans get excited about Nabil Fekir again

Incredibly, there has been speculation amongst Liverpool fans that the fact the video hasn’t been deleted means the Merseyside giants will try to sign Fekir again in January.

Despite their fine start to the campaign, some Liverpool supporters feel they do not have enough creativity in midfield.

Fekir remains a key player for Lyon and as well as winning the World Cup this past summer, also scored for his club in a 2-1 win at Manchester City.

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