Liverpool have opened talks with Stoke City over a potential transfer for Xherdan Shaqiri, a source has confirmed to ESPN FC.
Jurgen Klopp is eager to bolster his squad and give it some quality depth and utilize the opportunity to sign the Stoke City attacker who has an attractive release clause in his contract. He admitted that he would like to leave following last season's relegation.
He is now on holiday after representing Switzerland at the World Cup, helping them to the last 16 where they were beaten by Sweden.
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Following their elimination at the hands of Sweden last week, Shaqiri hinted that his new club would be revealed soon and the Telegraph reports that Liverpool have now entered into negotiations with Stoke.
Liverpool may be able to sweeten any deal by offering a player on loan.
His side take on League Two outfit Bury on Saturday before a midweek game against Blackburn Rovers. Liverpool have been trying to reignite a deal despite a hands-off warning issued before the World Cup.
Barnsey too is excited at the idea, calling it an "excellent" signing for the club.