Published: Sat, July 14, 2018
Sports | By Juana Wells

First Official Photos Of Shaqiri In Liverpool Shirt After Sealing £13m Move

First Official Photos Of Shaqiri In Liverpool Shirt After Sealing £13m Move

Liverpool lacked quality depth at times towards the end of last season and there is no doubting that Shaqiri has the talent to play at the highest level, having numbered Inter Milan and Bayern Munich among his previous clubs.

"I'm happy that I see him here".

The list of prestigious clubs Xherdan Shaqiri has represented continues to grow after the winger joined Liverpool on Friday.

The Switzerland worldwide became the club's third new arrival this summer by completing the formalities of a medical and his transfer on Friday.

After Stoke's departure from the Premier League he was linked with a deal to Liverpool but the reds waited until after his World Cup involvement to complete the deal.

Fresh from his World Cup campaign with Switzerland, in which he scored a famous, politically-charged late victor against Serbia, Shaqiri has officially joined Liverpool.

'Finally, Xherdan the person will fit in perfectly at Liverpool I believe.

Shaqiri said: "I'm very happy to be here".

"...he (Shaqiri) is someone who makes a big difference to the squad and team, because he can fit in so many positions in our system".

'But the added bonus now is that he knows the Premier League and what it takes to perform in this uniquely intense environment.

After beginning his career with Swiss club Basel, Shaqiri won two Bundesliga titles and the Champions League during a three-year stay with German champions Bayern Munich, before an unsuccessful seven-month stay in Serie A. He was easily their best player and also put in impressive displays as Switzerland reached the round of 16 in the World Cup.

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