Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir will reportedly be at the centre of a January tug-of-war between Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and Premier League side Chelsea.

It is claimed by France Football, as cited in a report from the Mirror, that the European heavyweights are ready to pursue their respective interests in the playmaker, who has been in impressive form for his side this season.

Fekir was courted by Liverpool throughout the summer transfer window but a move eventually fell through.

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This does not appear to have deterred Bayern or Chelsea in their interest in the France international, however, and it is reported that they will explore the possibility of a January deal.

The 25-year-old has found the net on eight occasions in all competitions this season for Lyon and has been a standout performer in their Champions League campaign.

It comes as no surprise, therefore, to see claims that suggest the French side are reluctant to let Fekir go in January.