Sport Shaqiri could join Liverpool by the weekend

14:05  12 july  2018
14:05  12 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Liverpool sign Switzerland star Shaqiri

  Liverpool sign Switzerland star Shaqiri After suffering relegation from the Premier League with Stoke City, Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri has signed for Liverpool.Liverpool have announced the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the Switzerland international joining for a reported £13.75million.

Xherdan Shaqiri , here with Stoke’s Ramadan Sobhi, was close to joining Liverpool in 2014. The Switzerland international has a release clause in his contract – understood to be set at about £12m-£13.5m – that can be activated after the club lost their Premier League status.

Liverpool considering Shaqiri as winger eyes move away from Stoke. Crucially, Fekir did not feature last weekend when France defeated Italy 3-1 in Nice and with manager Didier Deschamps – another of Bernès’s clients – preferring a midfield trio comprising of Corentin Tolisso, Paul Pogba and N’Golo

Liverpool could confirm the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri by the weekend, according to reports from The Times.

Talks over a £12 million deal are progressing, according to the report, with Harry Wilson expected to travel in the opposite direction.

The Swiss winger has been widely expected to leave Stoke following their relegation to the Championship.

Jurgen Klopp is keen to bring the player to Anfield and believes he can play a part in the Liverpool squad next season.

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The Reds have moved quickly to activate the player’s relegation release clause, with Klopp looking to add depth to his options in the final third.

Shaqiri happy to join Salah at Liverpool

  Shaqiri happy to join Salah at Liverpool Mohamed Salah will be a familiar face for Xherdan Shaqiri after the Switzerland star completed a move from Stoke City to Liverpool.Xherdan Shaqiri is happy to join forces with Mohamed Salah after signing for Liverpool.

Switzerland international Shaqiri , 26, has a £12million release clause in his Stoke contract that can now be activated after they were relegated. Paddy Power also expect Nabil Fekir to wrap up an Anfield move shortly. Liverpool this weekend denied they were putting the France international

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Stoke have been keen to land a player in return as part of the deal, but Aston Villa and Swansea are also interested in Wilson.

There had been some reports that Sheyi Ojo could be the man to join Stoke on loan, while Ben Woodburn is also being linked with temporary moves away.

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Stoke eye Ojo loan move as part of Shaqiri deal .
Stoke City are hoping to land Liverpool youngster Sheyi Ojo on loan as part of the deal to take Xherdan Shaqiri to Anfield. Goal reports that the Potters have enquired about taking the player temporarily, with Gary Rowett preparing for life after Shaqiri. Previous reports have suggested that the recently-relegated side would look to get a Reds player on loan in return, that player now appears to be Ojo. The youngster spent last season on loan at Fulham and has previously had spells at Wolves and Wigan. Ojo was unable to hold down a regular spot in the Fulham side last season, but he did feature 22 times during their promotion campaign. Jurgen Klopp has a wealth of youngsters available to him this summer but Ojo does not appear to be part of his plans for the first-team squad going forward. He would provide some Championship experience to the Stoke squad who are hoping to secure promotion back to the top flight at the first time of asking.

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