Liverpool transfer news: Xherdan Shaqiri set for medical after Stoke agree fee
Liverpool got some of their transfer business done early in the window by bringing in Fabinho from Monaco while Naby Keita completed his move from Red Bull Leipzig.
And they look set to be on the verge of completing their third signing of the summer with Shaqiri set to undergo a medical at Melwood on Friday.
That’s according to the Telegraph, who report Liverpool have agreed to pay Shaqiri’s £13.75million release clause.
The winger impressed for Switzerland at the 2018 World Cup including the winner against Serbia in the group stage.
Shaqiri has been strongly linked with a move for Liverpool for the past month but Manchester United were also keen on a move.
But it seems as though Jurgen Klopp has stolen a march on Liverpool’s rivals by completing a deal for the 26-year-old.
After Stoke were relegated from the Premier League, it was widely expected a club would meet his release clause.
And Shaqiri recently admitted he is desperate to play in the Premier League again.
“You are going to hear soon on my future,” he said.
“I was not thinking about this because I was just focused on my national team and wanted to make a good tournament for my team and my nation. It’s pretty normal to be aware of clubs being interested.
“Of course, I would like to play on the biggest stage in football. Everybody knows that.”