Posts Tagged “Xherdan Shaqiri”

Liverpool star: Klopp texted me as part of transfer mission

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Liverpool star: Klopp texted me as part of transfer mission

Jurgen Klopp dropped Xherdan Shaqiri a text and Facetimed him before signing the winger for Liverpool. Shaqiri became Liverpool’s latest brilliant buy from a relegated club when he joined from Stoke last summer. The Swiss international has been a wise purchase, starting just 14 games but scoring six goals and assisting three in all competitions….

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Shaqiri Dying to Face Bayern as he Foretells Liverpool’s European Future

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Shaqiri Dying to Face Bayern as he Foretells Liverpool’s European Future

Xherdan Shaqiri claims he wanted Liverpool to draw Bayern Munich in the Champions League, giving him a chance to line up against his former club. The Switzerland international has got his wish, with the Reds set to take on the German giants at the last-16 stage of this season’s competition. The first leg of the…

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Liverpool’s Shaqiri sheds light on how the mood is in the Reds dressing room

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Liverpool’s Shaqiri sheds light on how the mood is in the Reds dressing room

Xherdan Shaqiri insists nerves were not the cause of Liverpool’s draw against Leicester City and will not impact them in the remainder of the season. Liverpool had the opportunity to move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League on Wednesday, with Manchester City losing to Newcastle United 24 hours earlier, but they…

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Shaqiri explains why Liverpool didn’t deserve Wolves loss

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Shaqiri explains why Liverpool didn’t deserve Wolves loss

Xherdan Shaqiri claims Liverpool “didn’t deserve” to lose in their 2-1 FA Cup third round defeat to Wolves on Monday night. Raul Jimenez and Ruben Neves scored either side of a Divock Origi opener as the Reds crashed out of the FA Cup. However, despite their poor performance, Shaqiri reckons Liverpool should have come away…

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Liverpool winger remains upbeat despite team’s recent stumble

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Liverpool winger remains upbeat despite team’s recent stumble

Xherdan Shaqiri is adamant Liverpool’s strength in depth will see them produce a swift response to Monday’s FA Cup elimination at the hands of Wolves. The Reds named an unfamiliar starting XI at Molineux, with youngsters Rafael Camacho and Curtis Jones among those given rare outings by Jurgen Klopp. Liverpool then lost Dejan Lovren to…

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Klopp names world finest player who would end his trophy dry spell

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Klopp names world finest player who would end his trophy dry spell

Jurgen Klopp has had a good streak of performance so far in the English Premier league. But their is one thing that he has not yet done, winning any trophy. Their good performance has seen them in various international games such the UEFA champions League last season but knocked out by Real Madrid. But Jurgen…

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Shaqiri hoping for more from hat-trick hero Firmino

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Shaqiri hoping for more from hat-trick hero Firmino

Liverpool attacker Xherdan Shaqiri hopes Roberto Firmino can build on his “fully deserved” hat-trick against Arsenal in the Premier League. Firmino has struggled for goals this season but took his tally to seven in the league with a treble in the 5-1 victory at Anfield on Saturday. The Brazil international helped the league leaders come…

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Photo: How Shaqiri trolled Mourinho with his celebration

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Photo: How Shaqiri trolled Mourinho with his celebration

This went somewhat unnoticed during the game, but it looks like Xherdan Shaqiri may have taken a deliberate little dig at Jose Mourinho after celebrating his goal for Liverpool vs Manchester United. The Switzerland international can be seen in the photo below putting his hand to his ear and squinting rather like Mourinho recently did…

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Shaqiri tells Liverpool how to keep pressure on Man City

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Shaqiri tells Liverpool how to keep pressure on Man City

Xherdan Shaqiri has told Liverpool they must continue to be brave in their push for Premier League title glory and if they are to maintain the pressure on leaders Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s side responded to going behind at Burnley by scoring twice in seven second-half minutes as they eventually won 3-1 on a testing…

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‘It was an Eyeopener’ Liverpool winger Shaqiri opens up over Belgrade omission

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‘It was an Eyeopener’ Liverpool winger Shaqiri opens up over Belgrade omission

Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri admits being left behind for last week’s Champions League defeat to Red Star Belgrade just made him keen to impress on his return to the side. The Switzerland international, born to Kosovan-Albanian parents, remained on Merseyside because manager Jurgen Klopp wanted to dampen local tensions in Serbia, which does not recognise…

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Liverpool star likened to Messi

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Liverpool star likened to Messi

Liverpool attacker Xherdan Shaqiri has been likened to Lionel Messi by his former coach. Former Basel manager Thorsten Fink talked about his ex-player in glittering terms after the Swiss international scored his second goal for Liverpool. Fink added that Messi is a talented player who has to work little to impress, unlike Christiano Ronaldo who…

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Is Shaqiri is like Messi and can he be Liverpool’s best player?

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Is Shaqiri is like Messi and can he be Liverpool’s best player?

Xherdan Shaqiri has been compared to Lionel Messi and could be Liverpool’s best player, says his former Basel boss Thorsten Fink. The Swiss international has been struggled for opportunities since his arrival on Merseyside, with only two starts in the current Premier League campaign so far. Shaqiri suffered relegation with Stoke last season beforesecuring a…

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Liverpool star linked with a move away from the club

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Liverpool star linked with a move away from the club

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri has proven to be a big piece to the Reds’ attack, but the attacker is being linked with a surprise exit just months after joining the club. Galatasaray are interested in the Swiss star, according to Transfer Market Web, as Shaqiri is said to be disappointed with his role at Liverpool. It’s hard…

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‘I never saw it coming’ Klopp on leaving Shaqiri out

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‘I never saw it coming’ Klopp on leaving Shaqiri out

He really never saw it coming. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits leaving Xherdan Shaqiri at home was a decision he never expected to make but has defended the controversial move ahead of the Champions League match against Red Star Belgrade in Serbia. The 27-year-old forward, whose parents are Kosovar-Albanian, was born in the former Yugoslav…

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Shaqiri reveals Jurgen Klopp fury after win over Huddersfield

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Shaqiri reveals Jurgen Klopp fury after win over Huddersfield

That is what Xherdan Shaqiri has revealed. The Reds extended their unbeaten Premier League start to nine games thanks to Mohamed Salah’s first-half strike at the John Smith’s Stadium. But the Merseyside outfit were far from their best with Liverpool perhaps fortunate that a pair of contentious refereeing decisions went their way, a handball claim…

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Jamie Carragher sends Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp transfer warning

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Jamie Carragher sends Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp transfer warning

The Reds legend Jamie Carragher believes the Merseyside outfit are among the favourites to challenge Pep Guardiola’s side for the title this season. Liverpool are unbeaten in the league so far and sit level on points with City and Chelsea at the top of the table. Klopp strengthened well during the summer, splashing out £175m…

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Xherdan Shaqiri fires warning at Liverpool team-mates ahead of Napoli clash

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Xherdan Shaqiri fires warning at Liverpool team-mates ahead of Napoli clash

Xherdan Shaqiri has warned his Liverpool team-mates they will be punished for any let up in intensity during their Champions League clash with Napoli. Jurgen Klopp’s side will hope to build on their opening Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Naples on Wednesday evening. Daniel Sturridge’s late goal against Chelsea at the weekend ensured…

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Liverpool star blasts former teammate

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Liverpool star blasts former teammate

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri has fired back at Charlie Adam who accused him of ‘not trying enough’ to prevent Stoke City from being relegated last season. Adam who has already completed his move to Queens Park Rangers named Shaqiri as one of the club’s biggest players back then who did not turn up when they were…

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Shaqiri slams ‘jealous’ ex-teammate over Liverpool warnings

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Shaqiri slams ‘jealous’ ex-teammate over Liverpool warnings

Xherdan Shaqiri has issued a withering response to criticism from former teammate Charlie Adam. Shaqiri and Adam spent three years together at Stoke, the last of which culminated in Premier League relegation. While Shaqiri earned something of a personal promotion for his vain efforts with a move to Liverpool, Adam has fallen so far down…

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Liverpool boss disappointed with new signing

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Liverpool boss disappointed with new signing

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has questioned the decision-making of Xherdan Shaqiri as his side chased a late goal against Chelsea in the EFL Cup. The frustrated German was seen exchanging words with his summer signing on the pitch at full time following his side’s 2-1 loss at Anfield on Wednesday night. Klopp has confirmed that his disagreement with Shaqiri was down to…

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Klopp reveals why he was furious with Liverpool ace Shaqiri after Chelsea

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Klopp reveals why he was furious with Liverpool ace Shaqiri after Chelsea

Daniel Sturridge had put Liverpool 1-0 up but goals from Emerson and Eden Hazard put Chelsea into the next round. Shaqiri had the opportunity to seal victory for the Merseysiders moments before Hazard struck but spurned the chance. And after the final whistle, Klopp seemed to explode at his summer signing with images of the…

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Liverpool Fans full of Praise for Shaqiri in Southampton match

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Liverpool Fans full of Praise for Shaqiri in Southampton match

Liverpool fans have been singing the praises of Xherdan Shaqiri on Twitter following the Swiss star’s first half performance against Southampton. The Reds took a 3-0 lead into the break in their match against the Saints, with Shaqiri playing a big part in two of their three goals. The Red’s  first goal  of the afternoon…

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Xherdan Shaqiri Thinks This Is What Liverpool Need To Win

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Xherdan Shaqiri Thinks This Is What Liverpool Need To Win

Xherdan Shaqiri thinks Liverpool need to develop a similar type of mentality to dominant Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich if they want to win titles. Liverpool reached the Champions League final last term, but ultimately went on to lose 3-1 to Real Madrid in that showpiece clash in Kiev. It was their third defeat in a…

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Liverpool star leaves fans drooling with phenomenal display

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Liverpool star leaves fans drooling with phenomenal display

Xherdan Shaqiri delivered a stern message to Jurgen Klopp with an outstanding display in Switzerland’s 6-0 win over Iceland. Liverpool’s summer signing was the architect of a dominant afternoon for his nation, serving as a constance menace in a central playmaking role. The former Stoke City man was notably among the goals thanks to a…

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Premier League 2018/19: 5 most underrated transfers of the summer

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Premier League 2018/19: 5 most underrated transfers of the summer

These moves were unexpected, surprising, yet quite interesting and they would be beneficial for the respective clubs. Without further ado, here I present the list. #5 Mateo Kovacic to Chelsea Mateo Kovacic was a part of Croatia’s squad for the World Cup that progressed to the finals of the recently concluded FIFA World Cup. However,…

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