Nabil Fekir transfers to Real Betis

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Nabil Fekir Transfer to Real Betis

France International, Nabil Fekir who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for the club Lyon has made his move to the Spanish side Real Betis. The transfer was confirmed by a tweet made by the Real Betis’ Twitter handle. The fee is said to be around €20 million with another 10 million euros as add ons. Fekir is currently 26 years old and has his contract running for 4 years which will be terminating in 2023 when he will be 30 years old. Fekir almost made his transfer to Liverpool in the summer last year for a rumored fee of almost triple the current amount. But, the move broke down because of him failing the medical at Liverpool FC. Fekir has spent his entire professional career at Lyon. Since being added to the senior team in 2013, Fekir was made the captain of the club in 2013 and has played 145 games in Ligue 1 with 54 goals and 34 assists in total.

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Nabil Fekir Transfer to Real Betis

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He also has 3 goals and 2 assists in the Champions League. In the 2017-18 campaign, Fekir scored 18 goals and assisted 9 for Lyon, while playing at the International level in the Europa League. His consistently strong performances earned him a call up from the France International. He also participated in the 2018 World Cup. He primarily played as a substitute and made 6 appearances for the Les Blues. As of 2019, Fekir only had one year remaining on his contract and was adamant not to extend it. Hence, he forced Lyon to cash him out as and when they had the opportunity.

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Nabil Fekir Transfer to Real Betis
Giovanni Lo Celso, the attacking midfielder who currently plays for Real Betis is said to make a move for the English side, Tottenham Hotspurs. Fekir is likely going to be his replacement in the squad. Real Betis finished 10th in the last season. With quality like Fekir, it is almost guaranteed that they will be performing better domestically. It will be a new venture for the French midfielder as he has never played outside his home soil. We are likely to see him in the green of Betis in their first game which will be played against Valladolid on August 19.

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