Xherdan Shaqiri Set For Liverpool Medical As Deal Agreed With Stoke City

Liverpool has had the best start to transfer window than any other Premier League side as they usurped the signatures of highly rated midfield cameos, Fabinho and Keita.

Xherdan Shaqiri is having a medical on Merseyside after cutting short his holiday to complete his move to Liverpool from Stoke, Sky Sports News understands.

Liverpool have triggered the release clause in Xherdan Shaqiri's contract and he is undergoing a medical ahead of a £13 million move to Anfield, sources have told ESPN FC. Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané shouldered the bulk of the work last season and 26-year-old Shaqiri offers an alternative given his versatility on either flank.

The winger impressed for Switzerland at the 2018 World Cup, including scoring the victor against Serbia in the group stage.


Shaqiri helped Switzerland reach the round-of-16 of the World Cup, with Stoke hoping those performances in Russian Federation would spark an auction for the forward.

Liverpool have also had public interest in Nabil Fekir, but negotiations have fallen quiet with Shaqiri seen as alternative option.

A wunderkind at Bayern Munich, destined for greatness at Inter Milan and then an under-achiever at Stoke City, could Jurgen Klopp's attacking dynamic be the key to unlocking Shaqiri's potential?

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