Striker Nabil Fekir could move from Lyon to Real Betis in 2019 after a request from the French club to shave off his beard, according to RMC Sport.
According to the source, management Lyon asked the 28-year-old Frenchman to shave off his beard so that it would not be perceived as a symbol of the Muslim religion that the striker professes.
Fekir did not like the management’s request and decided to leave the club.
Fekir has scored seven goals and provided seven assists in 26 games this season. “Betis”. His contract with the Spanish club runs until June 30, 2026.