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Nabil Fekir is reportedly closing in on a move to Chelsea, it has sensationally been claimed, according to the Daily Star.
The France international was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool a deal so close that Fekir already had pictures in Liverpool colours.
The deal broke down in the eleventh due to medicals reasons but it seems Chelsea are leading the race in signing the World Cup winner.
It is understood the Blues held talks with Lyon over a deal for the 24-year-old after their pre-season friendly clash with Lyon.
The report further claims Liverpool are still in contact with Lyon management of a deal for Fekir and they supposedly feel that, despite Jean-Michel Aulas being a tricky negotiator, they could land their man before the transfer window shuts down.
Chelsea face a frantic rush to complete a deal with Lyon before the 5pm deadline.