DEAL DONE: Shaqiri joins Liverpool from Stoke City

Liverpool have completed the £13 million signing of Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City.

In a statement, Liverpool FC said, “Liverpool have completed the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City. The Switzerland international put pen to paper on a long-term contract with the club at Melwood after completing a medical on Friday.”

Speaking to the club’s official website after sealing his switch to Anfield, Shaqiri said, “I’m very happy to be here. It’s a huge club with big history, big players and a fantastic coach. So I’m really glad and happy to be here. As a player, you always want to be on the biggest stage in football. A few years ago I wanted to come too but it didn’t happen. I’m really happy that now I’m finally here. I want to improve myself too, I want to be with the best and I want to win titles. That’s what I’m here for.”