Liverpool target needs new challenge, says player's former boss

The 25-year-old's proposed move to Liverpool fell through last season, so he remained at Lyon for 2018/19.

Fekir scored nine goals in 29 league matches for the Ligue 1 outfit, watching from afar as Jurgen Klopp's side won their sixth European title.

A move to Merseyside may not be plausible this summer, but Fekir should consider his options away from Lyon, according to Genesio.

Speaking to French radio station RMC (via, he said: "I think that he [Fekir] was very frustrated with his cancelled transfer to Liverpool at the beginning of the season.

"Nabil is coming to the end of a cycle in Lyon. He has experienced a lot of things here.

"I think that he needs a new challenge, to push his limits, and to be self-critical. Because we know we always need a personal challenge in a career, and to ask questions of ourselves."


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