Lyon president confirms club approached Chelsea regarding Nabil Fekir

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has confirmed Les Gones had offered Chelsea the opportunity to sign Nabil Fekir during the summer transfer window. The France international was initially fancied to make the move to Liverpool after both sides agreed on a deal worth £53m to finalise his proposed transfer.

Thereafter, the midfielder underwent the necessary formalities and even shot an introductory video, but the Reds eventually pulled out the deal after having concerns over his troublesome right knee, with Jamie Carragher reporting to Sky that Liverpool had injury concerns.

Speaking to L’Equipe, Aulas has now confirmed that Les Gones were more than prepared for their skipper’s exit but things did not pave the way as planned with Chelsea among those turning down the option to sign him.

He said: “In the beginning, when we thought about our summer transfer window and how to organise the future squad, we thought that he was practically gone. That’s why we have been able to adapt things. We spoke with Chelsea representatives, and they had no interest at all in him. From then on, we realised we could change our plans (as Nabil would stay).”

Following the World Cup, Fekir was offered an extended break from club football and he made his comeback against Strasbourg last weekend where he came on for the final quarter of the game. Speaking before that encounter, the Frenchman stressed that he has overcome his summer disappointment and his focus is entirely on Les Gones for the ongoing campaign.

Meanwhile, after dropping the interest in Fekir, Liverpool switched their focus towards recruiting XherdanShaqiri from Stoke City and they managed to do so with flying colours after triggering the relegation break clause on his contract. The Switzerland international has not yet made a Premier League start for the Reds but he is sure to make an impact as the season goes along.

Rules for Playing Online FIFA

Virtual football managers are now gaining popularity among players and fans of this sport. In the Internet, users now have the opportunity to play football managers, without downloading cumbersome files to the computer. All the actions in the game occur right in the browser.

One such virtual football manager is the so-called browser game “online fifa“, available on the site. To start creating your football team, promoting it in the future on the standings, first of all you need to go through a short registration procedure.

Recommendations for the game:

The offered service is computer stimulation of the present football season. The championship of such teams is conducted with full observance of all rules of the real game. There are all these Championships, the Champions League, international games and junior competitions. Computer modeling allows you to make the game as plausible as possible.

Strategy for virtual football

  • The Match is a championship in which 16 teams take part, 30 rounds pass during the season.
  • This game takes on special entertainment, because the names of all real football teams, their logos and the manner of playing the game are used.
  • The advantage is that there are no breaks between games, as in real football. The standard game lasts 150 minutes. When all real names from the history of football take part in the game, the virtual tour also captures the real one. Especially when you consider that a favorite outsider can easily become a champion. Before you start choosing your new team, you should go through all the training materials available in the game. There are few courses and they are passed quickly enough. With the help of them you will learn how to interact with the interface, offer players contracts and much more.

Now you need to choose the club for which you are going to play. To do this, select the country of interest, and then select the command. You can choose a club from the Premier League, after which you can immediately participate in the fight for the title of the champion. However, you can also choose a little-known team to lead it to victory. Of course, the second option is fraught with a few additional difficulties.

  • After you have decided on the choice of the team and its captain, you should think about the tactical settings for the upcoming season. When you go to the corresponding page, you will see that the team coaches have already chosen, in their opinion, the most effective strategy. However, you can make your own adjustments to it. Naturally, before this, it is worthwhile to properly understand the advantages and disadvantages of your team.

Next, you need to create a plan for the future match. Matches can be won back in the so-called instant mode. With a well-designed plan, in which you can specify a large number of parameters, the match is likely to be won.

Footballers should play well in the team. Evaluate their team qualities in the profile by reading the characteristics compiled by the coach.