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Xherdan Shaqiri

Discussion in 'Player Performances' started by RedArmagh, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. RedArmagh

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  2. Irishkop96

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    Good luck.. hopefully gets on well..
     
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    The boss -
    “I think the English phrase to explain the decision to sign Xherdan is a ‘no-brainer’. When someone like him becomes available in this way you have to react if you are smart – and we have,” the manager told Liverpoolfc.com.

    “He has speed and ability, has the right amount of arrogance on the football pitch, real bravery to want the ball and influence things. To play for us these are mandatory requirements.

    “We are the perfect move for him in this moment as well I think, because he needs to push himself and challenge himself and our environment encourages that. We will want him to express himself but also learn and improve the areas of his game where he can still make progression.

    “From our perspective, he is someone who makes a big difference to the squad and team, because he can fit in so many positions in our system. He gives us greater flexibility in how we can use our current players also. This is cool.

    “I know him well from his time in Switzerland and especially Germany – I have been a long-time admirer. But the added bonus now is that he knows the Premier League and what it takes to perform in this uniquely intense environment. He also did really well at the World Cup – so he comes to us full of belief and confidence.

    “Finally, Xherdan the person will fit in perfectly at Liverpool I believe. He has personality and drive – he is someone who will feed off the positive emotion of our crowd. He joins a dressing room of really good lads and I know they will welcome him with open arms and help him settle and integrate quickly.”
     
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    A no brainer is right, another player who can play in a number of positions. Hope it works out, he just needs to hit the gym a bit more, needs to fill out...
     
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    At least we know he can do it in a cold place like Stoke
     
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    Good signing, should be pushing to be involved in every game possible :)
     
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    Klopp nailed it, nothing more to say on this other than roll on West ham
     
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    Good player, looking forward to seeing him with us. Reckon he'll be a big success.
     
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    Good squad member
     
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    Happy with this signing. Wonder of this means our interest in Fekir is over. Fekir would cost 40 million more but there's no guarantee he'd be any better than Shaqiri. Hopefully he hits the ground running
     
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    He's not what we wanted, but he may well prove to be what we neeeded. Welcome aboard.
     
  12. Mico

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    By "we", you mean?
     
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    Excellent capture.
     
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    Great signing. More excited by him than the prospect of someone like Fekir who I have seen play about 30 minutes for France across a few games.

    Proven Title and Champions League winner, scored at Two World Cups and good stats in an average PL outfit last few years. For 13 Million, the bargain of the summer so far.

    The only thing I think that could count against him is the quality of player he is competing with ( and perhaps his attitude if game time is limited during periods of the season).
     
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    Decent addition to the squad and I expect he'll contribute more than enough to earn his keep.
     
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    Really happy with this signing. Great squad player to have come on to replace salah or mane and still keep the pace in the team on both flanks.
     
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    He looks like your man out of Damo and Ivor.
     
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    Excellent addition to the squad and good enough to challenge for starting place which we need. Our subs last season really were subs in the old school sense and not "game finishers" as they get called by some now!
     
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    Which one mate?
     
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    Interesting signing, could be another astute signing ;)

    Looking forward to seeing him play
     

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