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Swiss Midfielder: Liverpool Agree To Sell Shaqiri To Lyon For 9.5m Euros

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Liverpool have set to sell Switzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon for £9.5m.

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The 29-year-old joined the Reds from Stoke in a £13m deal in 2018, began just five Premier League matches under Jurgen Klopp last season.

Shaqiri has not been involved in either of the club’s league games this season.

The former Bayern Munich and Inter Milan attacker won the Premier League and Champions League during his time at Anfield.

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Lyon said the player was arriving in the city on Sunday before taking a medical on Monday, when “the finalisation of the last administrative formalities” would also take place.

Shaqiri looks set to become the second Liverpool player to make a move to a Ligue 1 club this summer, with Georginio Wijnaldum having joined Paris St-Germain after his Reds contract expired.

The 96-cap Switzerland international, who featured for his country at Euro 2020, scored eight goals in 63 games for Liverpool, six of which came during his first season on Merseyside.


Written by Ishaq Mustafa

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