Shaqiri – Stoke City to make a shock bid?!

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Yesterday we reported how Inter Milan were set to snatch Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri from Liverpool’s grasps. Today though, Stoke City assistant manager Mark Bowen have announced that they are hunting the wide man. In quotes carried by BBC Sport, Bowen said: “There is genuine interest because he is a fantastic player. He wants to play regular first-team football.” …

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Liverpool – Inter Milan win race to Shaqiri!

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Liverpool fans have been desperate for their club to sign talented Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri for a number of months. However according to TalkSport, the Reds have missed out on Shaqiri as he opts of Inter Milan instead. Xherdan Shaqiri is just 23-years-old and began his career with FC Basel. He graduated their youth academy to play for their Under-21 …

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Liverpool – Shaqiri allowed to leave Bayern Munich

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Liverpool fans will be delighted to hear that their long term target Xherdan Shaqiri will be available for transfer in January after the club announced that he is free to leave. The Daily Mail carry the quotes from Bayern Munich’s club president Franz Beckenbauer. Shaqiri, 23-years-old, began his career at FC Basel and worked his way through the youth academy …

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Arsenal – Swiss defender sought in January

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Arsenal slipped to 8th place in the Premier League on Saturday as they were beaten at home by Manchester United. After 12 matches the Gunners have only 17 points and a big issue has been the defence which when not suffering from injury has fallen below par. The Daily Star have linked Swiss centre-back Fabian Schär to Arsenal in January. Schär …

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Manchester City – Juventus defender targeted!

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Manchester City fans will not be best pleased with their club’s start to the seasons so far in the Premier League. Pellegrini’s men sit in 3rd in the table but after only 11 games the defending champions are already 8 points behind leader Chelsea. The Manchester Evening News report that because of the Citizen’s tight financial restrictions due to Financial Fair …

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Liverpool, Chelsea or Tottenham?

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Bayern Munich’s 5ft 6 1/2in winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been linked to the Premier League heavily over the past few months and now it is understood by the Daily Star that either Chelsea, Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur are his potential destinations in January. Shaqiri joined FC Basel in 2001 and worked through the Swiss club’s youth academy before reaching the …

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Tottenham update – Shaqiri a target for January?

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Tottenham Hotspur managed to recover from falling 1-0 behind to Aston Villa this weekend and won their match. However, Mauricio Pochettino’s men are still struggling to find form and talk of reinforcements in January have already begun. Goal.com reckon Bayern Munich’s winger Xherdan Shaqiri, who is currently surplus to requirements at the German giants, could be on his way to White …

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Arsenal update – Is Stephan Lichtsteiner a target?

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Arsenal have had major defensive problems this season, injuries galore and so Talksport believe that Arsene Wenger will make some signings in January to sort this. One at the top of the list is Juventus’ right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. Lichtsteiner is a Swiss international who joined Juventus in June 2011 for €10m from Serie A rivals Lazio. Lichtsteiner made 100 league appearances …

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Welbeck has Arsenal fans laughing

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Arsenal fans will be laughing at the haters after their new deadline day signing, Danny Welbeck showcased his goalscoring skills for England last night. Two goals against a good Switzerland side was enough to see off the group competitors 2-0; the Swiss first home defeat in four years, who did they last lose against? England. Welbeck’s new role of playing …

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Switzerland v England – Preview

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England face Switzerland in their opening game of the Euro 2016 qualification campaign tonight. Roy Hodgson’s side warmed up for the tie with a 1-0 win over Norway which was heavily criticised for its lack of entertainment in-front of a half-full Wembley. Switzerland will pose a tougher test for England with the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri who will look to …

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