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Interesting update emerges on the Liverpool, Xherdan Shaqiri and Harry Wilson rumours

Liverpool transfer news Xherdan Shaqiri Man Utd GETTYLiverpool transfer news Xherdan Shaqiri is in talks over an Anfield move
Rita Gibson | 11 July, 2018, 17:01

The diminutive winger enjoyed a mixed World Cup; one that was peppered with moments of footballing brilliance and political controversy as Switzerland reached the last sixteen of the tournament, eventually losing out to Sweden.

Shaqiri, 26, is keen on a move to Anfield as he looks to leave Stoke following their relegation from the Premier League.

James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo reports that the Reds have opened discussions with the Stoke player, who is believed to have a release clause around £13.5 million.

Shaqiri's career makes for impressive reading despite the recent relegation with Stoke, with stints at Bayern Munich and Inter Milan displaying the huge potential the 5'7 winger possessed earlier in his playing days.

Hurricane Chris forms; not expected to make US landfall
Tropical Storm Chris is now tracking the East Coast of the United States and is set to cross the Atlantic to the UK. Friday and Saturday our July thunderstorms return mainly late in the afternoon with highs in the lower 90s.

Despite some impressive displays for the Potters last season, Shaqiri was unable to help the club avoid the drop as Stoke slipped back down to the second tier of English football after a prolonged stay in the Premier League.

Since their season ended with defeat in the Champions League final to Real Madrid, Liverpool have added Brazilian midfielder Fabinho to their side from AS Monaco. Liverpool saw a deal for Lyon captain Nabil Fekir break down due to a medical issue last month, but serious alternatives are yet to emerge amid claims from the player's agent that the move remains on the table.

Calls for Liverpool to sign a goalkeeper were intensified after Loris Karius' mistake against Tranmere this week, but the club have made no progress with regards to a move for Alisson Becker, their preferred target.

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