Liverpool are close to an agreement for Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri. The Daily Star says the Reds lodged a £15m bid for Shaqiri last week with manager Brendan Rodgers intent on bolstering his squad ahead of a return to the Champions League next season.
And according to reports in Shaqiri's native Switzerland, Liverpool are close to clinching his signature.
If the 22-year-old completes a switch to Anfield, he would become Liverpool's third summer signing following the arrivals of Southampton forward Rickie Lambert and Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can.
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