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The 24-year-old underwent a medical in Paris after club medical staff flew out on Thursday following a breakthrough in negotiations
Liverpool are set to confirm their £53.8million swoop for Nabil Fekir.
It is believed Liverpool will pay Lyon 55million euros (£48.4m) up front plus a maximum of 5m euros (£4.4m) in add-ons.
The 24-year-old underwent a medical in Paris after club medical staff flew out on Thursday following a breakthrough in negotiations.
We understands a second opinion was sought on a knee issue but those fears were eased, meaning the path has been cleared for the midfielder to potentially become the club’s second most-expensive signing after Virgil van Dijk.
The French club sparked concerns on Friday morning after releasing a statement on Twitter labelling reports of an imminent transfer as ‘false’, but it is believed that could be related to their status as a publicly listed company (plc).
This means Lyon are obliged to ensure any information that could affect their share price must not be released until the deal is officially announced.