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Arsenal, Liverpool target Fekir only player leaving Lyon - Juninho

Lyon's new director of football Juninho has ruled out any players leaving the club this summer - except Nabil Fekir.

The France international has been linked with Liverpool, who he almost joined last summer, and Arsenal.

"For now, the only possible departure is Fekir," Juninho said.

"I have spoken with him. It was about personal things, to know his life. I translated for the coach. [Sylvinho] likes him personally.

"It's hard to convince him to continue – he's a world champion and his generation has left. It's not a closed matter, but I'm telling you the truth.

"We would like to keep him."

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