Liverpool have missed out on Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.

The 20-year-old has caught the eye of Liverpool and Barcelona after an excellent breakthrough campaign with the French side.

Aouar has come through the ranks with Lyon and has now penned a new five-year deal with the club.

He had been tipped to be Nabil Fekir's replacement in the team had his proposed move to Anfield gone through.

But the plug was pulled on that one and Liverpool have showed little sign of going back in for the France playmaker who is away at the World Cup.

Source: Daily Mirror

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