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Jurgen Klopp Praises ‘Not Normal’ Xherdan Shaqiri After Strong Liverpool Debut

Xherdan Shaqiri (23) of Liverpool celebrates after a goal during an International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, on Wednesday, July 28, 2018. (Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Xherdan Shaqiri’s first Reds impression on Saturday night. The Swiss international entered the fray in the second half during Liverpool’s pre-season friendly against Manchester United in Michigan, going on to assist Daniel Sturridge’s goal before scoring himself with a tremendous overhead kick late on in the 4-1 win. _____ Shaqiri only joined up …

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Jose Mourinho Puts Pressure On Liverpool To Win The Premier League

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Jose Mourinho has begun this season’s mind games early by stating that Liverpool need to win the Premier League title this season. Jurgen Klopp’s side have spent around £165m in bringing Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson to Anfield, significantly strengthening the squad but also increasing the pressure on Klopp to deliver silverware. Speaking after Man United’s penalty shooutout …

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Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri Hits Back At The Neville Brothers And Charlie Adam

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Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri has fired back at the more vocal critics of his professionalism and work ethic. Pundits Gary Neville had marked the Swiss international down as “unprofessional” during the World Cup and questioned why Liverpool were even pursuing a deal for the 26-year-old, while brother Phil went one further and branded him a “disgrace” for his perceived lack of …

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Charlie Adam Aims A Dig At Liverpool New-Boy Xherdan Shaqiri

Charlie Adam has accused former Stoke City teammate Xherdan Shaqiri of going missing when times were tough during last season’s battle against relegation. Adam, appearing on TalkSport on Thursday morning, questioned the commitment of some of Stoke’s higher-profile players in their (ultimately unsuccessful) bid to stave off the drop and claimed that some of them, including Shaqiri, “got away with …

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Where Do The Premier League Top Six Still Need To Strengthen?

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With just three weeks remaining until the close of the transfer window, Premier League clubs will soon begin rushing to get deals over the line. The shortened transfer window, coupled with the distraction of the World Cup, has meant that most clubs have not been able to be as active in the market as they would have liked – leaving …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Complete Signing Of Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool have continued their summer spending in earnest, having made an exciting attacking acquisition. Reports had linked Liverpool in recent weeks with Stoke City’s Xherdan Shaqiri, who was always likely to leave the club after they were relegated from the Premier League. Fresh from his World Cup campaign with Switzerland, in which he scored a famous, politically-charged late winner against Serbia, …

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Sweden Grind Out Victory Over Switzerland To Reach World Cup Last Eight

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 03: Emil Forsberg of Sweden celebrates scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Sweden and Switzerland at Saint Petersburg Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Sweden secured a place in the World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, with a hard-fought victory over Switzerland in Saint Petersburg. Janne Anderson’s side, winners of a group that also contained Mexico, South Korea and defending champions Germany, maintained their strong form in this tournament with a 1-0 win against their fellow Europeans to set up a last-eight clash against either …

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Serbian Press Slams ‘Provocative’ Swiss Celebrations After 2-1 Defeat

Serbian papers slammed what they labelled “shameful provocation” by two Switzerland players of Kosovo origin who used political gestures to celebrate their goals in the 2-1 World Cup victory. Xherdan Shaqiri’s last minute winner capped an impressive comeback for the Swiss in Kaliningrad on Friday after Granit Xhaka levelled following Aleksandar Mitrovic’s opener. Both Shaqiri and Xhaka come from ethnic …

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Three Things We Learned On World Cup Day Nine

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Neymar Jr of Brazil celebrates scoring the second goal of his team with Philippe Coutinho (left) during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Brazil left it very late, but posted their first win of the World Cup thanks to Philippe Coutinho and Neymar to go top of Group E. Work still needs to be done for the five-time world champions to make the last 16, but a point in their final game against Serbia will do after the Serbs lost 2-1 to Switzerland. …

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Liverpool Linked Heavily With Stoke’s Xherdan Shaqiri

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Stoke City’s Xherdan Shaqiri is likely to head back to the Premier League via Anfield. Both The Telegraph and The Independent report that Liverpool are very much interested in the winger, who was part of the squad that got relegated from the top tier of English football last season. Shaqiri, who has previously lined out for Bayern Munich and Inter Milan, …

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