Liverpool have already bolstered their midfield options this summer with Naby Keita and Fabinho, for £52.75m from Red Bull Leipzig and £43.7m from Monaco respectively, and had lined up a £53m move for Nabil Fekir until a medical raised concerns. Liverpool have been trying to reignite a deal despite a hands-off warning issued before the World Cup.
And at £12m he represents a huge bargain.
US Embassy in London alerts Americans of possible violence during Trump visit
Nearly all of Trump's activities will be outside the city: He'll meet the Queen at Windsor Castle, not Buckingham Palace. Protesters will also hold a "Carnival of Resistance", holding stalls, talks and music against the US President.
He is now on holiday after representing Switzerland at the World Cup, helping them to the last 16 where they were beaten by Sweden. I would love to stay in England but I don't want to rule anything out.
The arrival of "Der Kraftwürfel" (the Powercube) would provide welcome depth for the Liverpool attack for the upcoming season, with the Reds heavily reliant upon the attacking trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in their 2017/18 campaign.
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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.
Liverpool are apparently keen for the youngster to go out on loan after he signed a new five-year deal this week, but whether a move actually materialises remains to be seen.
Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to reach World Cup semis
And he did - sending Akinfeev the wrong way to send the Croats into their first World Cup semi-final since 1998. Ivan Rakitic scored the victor from the spot as Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev dived the opposite direction.