Xherdan Shaqiri

English Premier League

BBC pundit raves about 23-year-old..but makes a negative prediction on Newcastle

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Newcastle United have moved up to fourth in the Premier League table after securing a 2-1 win over Stoke City on Saturday.

Christian Atsu put the hosts in front from a wonderful delivery from Matt Ritchie. But then, Xherdan Shaqiri curled in an equaliser from long range to restore parity.

However, it was the Newcastle skipper, Jamaal Lascelles, who stepped up to the plate once again, and earned his side all three points.

Cuco Martina versus Xherdan Shaqiri: Who finished it better? [VIDEO]

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Is it too romantic, to see these goals by Southampton's Cuco Martina and Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri as the range that soccer has to offer? One, a powerful strike demanding the instincts and execution of a top-level player. The other, a touch a 12-year-old could execute, but only if that child's feet extended from the mind and reactions of a near-world class talent.

Cuco Martina versus Xherdan Shaqiri: Who finished it better? [VIDEO]

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Is it too romantic, to see these goals by Southampton's Cuco Martina and Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri as the range that soccer has to offer? One, a powerful strike demanding the instincts and execution of a top-level player. The other, a touch a 12-year-old could execute, but only if that child's feet extended from the mind and reactions of a near-world class talent.

Midday Ticker: Man United, Chelsea flounder; Real Madrid ban upheld; and more

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In a game both sides desperately needed to win, two English Premier League giants played to a scoreless draw.

Manchester United's winless streak extended to eight games on Monday against a Chelsea side which has looked below-average itself throughout the 2015-16 campaign.

David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois produced a couple of spectacular saves on the afternoon at Old Trafford, while neither side could find a breakthrough.

Stoke City

Ander Herrera, Vincent Kompany, Xherdan Shaqiri… Names of the Premier League week 33

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Shaqiri gem condemns travel-sick Hull

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A Xherdan Shaqiri cracker put the gloss on a 3-1 Stoke City home win on Saturday to leave Hull City deep in Premier League relegation trouble.

Travel-sick Hull at least had the consolation of Swansea City losing 1-0 at Watford, meaning the Tigers stay two points above the Welsh side, who occupy the last spot in the relegation zone.

Shaqiri gem condemns travel-sick Hull

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Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A Xherdan Shaqiri cracker put the gloss on a 3-1 Stoke City home win on Saturday to leave Hull City deep in Premier League relegation trouble.

Travel-sick Hull at least had the consolation of Swansea City losing 1-0 at Watford, meaning the Tigers stay two points above the Welsh side, who occupy the last spot in the relegation zone.

Xherdan Shaqiri Scores Several Stonking Volleys During Switzerland Training Session (Video)

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Having not featured for Stoke since January, Xherdan Shaqiri was keen to remind folks of his existence and as such posted a couple of highlights mustered during yesterday's Switzerland training session.

With a qualifier against Latvia to limber up for, Shaqiri pulled a fewstunners out of the bag, lashing home threestonking acrobatic volleys over the course of the afternoon.

Eden Hazard, Shaqiri, Traore… Names of the Premier League, week 9

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Superb Shaqiri fires Stoke past slumping Hull

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) Xherdan Shaqiri's marvellous brace moved Stoke City out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday after a 2-0 victory away to struggling Hull City.

Switzerland international Shaqiri rifled in a long-range strike on 26 minutes at the KCOM Stadium before converting a second-half free-kick as Stoke registered successive wins for the first time since March.

Superb Shaqiri fires Stoke past slumping Hull

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) Xherdan Shaqiri's marvellous brace moved Stoke City out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday after a 2-0 victory away to struggling Hull City.

Switzerland international Shaqiri rifled in a long-range strike on 26 minutes at the KCOM Stadium before converting a second-half free-kick as Stoke registered successive wins for the first time since March.

Top 10 Premier League transfer window deals

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AFP Sport lists the 10 biggest incoming Premier League transfers of the January transfer window after the deadline passed on Monday (* denotes fee approximate and as reported by British media):

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Porto (POR) to Stoke City; £18.3 million ($26.4 million, 24.

Top 10 Premier League transfer window deals

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AFP Sport lists the 10 biggest incoming Premier League transfers of the January transfer window after the deadline passed on Monday (* denotes fee approximate and as reported by British media):

Giannelli Imbula

Porto (POR) to Stoke City; £18.3 million ($26.4 million, 24.

Dele Alli, Xherdan Shaqiri, Ighalo… Names of the Premier League, weeks 18, 19 & 20

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While most of us were tucking into leftover turkey and nursing hangovers into the new year, thePremier Leagueserved up some cracking action over the festive period. The twists and turns we have...

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How Liverpool can bounce back against Stoke City

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How Liverpool can bounce back against Stoke City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool FC face an absolute uphill struggle as they travel to the Britannia Stadium to take on a resurgent Stoke City in the cold of the British winter. Jurgen Klopp's men's confidence too would've ran cold following their drab and uninspiring performance against West Ham in the 2-0 defeat on Saturday.

‘No Way He Meant It!’ – Charlie Adam Piddles All Over Xherdan Shaqiri’s Goal Of The Season Contender

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Admittedly, Piesthought we'd witnessed astone cold pearler watching the game in real time, but it would appear that Xherdan Shaqiri's exquisite first-time lob scoredduring Stoke's 4-3 Christmasding-dong withEverton wasn't quite as sublime as the man himself would have us believe.

Speaking to the Stoke Sentinel after the game, Shaqiri appeared to dispel any talk of the goal being a fluke by claiming he knew exactly what he was going for all along:

The finish was really good.

Must-See Goal: Xherdan Shaqiri

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Video: Stoke’s Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates his chewing gum trick ahead of Man City game

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Wayne Rooney, Coutinho, Chelsea FC… 10 Premier League underachievers this season so far

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Stoke and how the Premier League became the new NBA… and why it’s dangerous

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Xherdan Shaqiri continues the Stoke City revolution

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Gone are the days of Rory Delap's long throw-ins, Robert Huth's physicality and Tony Pulis' route one soccer at Stoke City. Not that there's anything wrong with that style of play. The traditional refrain of "a rainy, cold Tuesday night," no longer applies to the side that has been constructed.

The brand of soccer that fans at the Britannia had grown accustomed to under Pulis has slowly changed in recent years.

Video: Xherdan Shaqiri’s first interview as a Stoke City player

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Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri has given his first interview since signing for Stoke City. The former Bayern Munich winger completed his...

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Official: Stoke City Complete Xherdan Shaqiri Transfer For Club Record £12m Fee

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He was spotted hanging around the Britannia like a dead Jedi at the weekend, but Xherdan Shaqiri is now a officially Stoke City player although he doesn't look overlyconvinced about the whole thing, does he?

Anyway, Stoke have confirmed the Swiss winger's arrival from Inter Milan for a club record fee of £12million this very afternoon.

2015 Premier League Summer Transfer Window: What Every Team Needs (Part 2 – Newcastle to West Ham)

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Stoke City agree £12m fee with Inter Milan for Xherdan Shaqiri

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Stoke City have struck a deal to sign Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri for £12m, according to Sky Sports/. The report claims the Potters...

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Switzerland

Euro 2016: Xherdan Shaqiri Lights Up Last 16 Opener With Amazing Acrobatic Goal Against Poland (Video)

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Just as the first Euro 2016 last-16 game was beginning tobubble under, Xherdan Shaqiri scored an absolutely terrific goal to notch an equaliser against Poland.

After a long, long period of nothing much,the ball suddenly sat up on the edge of the area and, without pausing for though, Shaqiri walloped it into the bottom corner with a magnificent piece of acrobatic ingenuity.

Must-See Goal: Xherdan Shaqiri

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Schaer goal seals Switzerland win at Euro 2016

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Lens (France) (AFP) Fabien Schaer's powerful header gave Switzerland a narrow 1-0 win over 10-man Albania on the second day of the European Championship finals on Saturday.

The Group A match, in the spotlight with brothers Granit and Taulant Xhaka playing for opposing sides, was decided by the sending off of Albania captain Lorik Cana.

Schaer goal seals Switzerland win at Euro 2016

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Lens (France) (AFP) Fabien Schaer's powerful header gave Switzerland a narrow 1-0 win over 10-man Albania on the second day of the European Championship finals on Saturday.

The Group A match, in the spotlight with brothers Granit and Taulant Xhaka playing for opposing sides, was decided by the sending off of Albania captain Lorik Cana.

Liverpool

Why Inter Would Be Crazy To Sell Mateo Kovacic To Liverpool

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We take a closer look at Mateo Kovacic's performances for Inter over the last three Serie A seasons.

The 21-year-old Kovacic, who has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool this summer is widely regarded as one of the hottest prospects on the continent. Which is why Inter should not be selling the Croatia international.

Liverpool’s January transfer target reveals he rejected offers from England

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Xherdan Shaqiri has revealed that he had offers from England, Germany and others clubs in Italy before he left Bayern Munich for Inter Milan.

The Swiss international completed his switch to the Milan outfit earlier this month.

€15m Liverpool target faces decisive transfer decision today

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€15m Liverpool target faces decisive transfer decision today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Xherdan Shqiri's future at Bayern Munich has been subject to intense speculations over the past few weeks. After the Bavarians announced that the Swiss winger would be available to potential for €15m, a move to Liverpool was likely on the cards.

Liverpool target accepts offer, club trying to reach agreement

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According to reports in the Italian media, Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Xherdan Shaqiri.

Inter Milan's Erick Thohir is set to travel to Germany later today to finalise an agreement with Bayern Munich for the permanent transfer of the Swiss midfielder.

Liverpool January transfer window preview: Stick or twist for Brendan Rodgers?

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The January transfer window is traditionally a rather quiet time for Liverpool and Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has intimated that the club will not be splashing the cash this time around even if his squad desperately needs improving.

Confirmed: Liverpool lodge bid to sign long term target

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Confirmed: Liverpool lodge bid to sign long term target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have made an official bid for Bayern Munich's attacking midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri. The highly rated Swiss internationalwas heavily linked with a move to Anfield last summer, but the deal didn't materialise then.

Agent contacted; January Transfer move on the cards for Liverpool Target

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Xherdan Shaqiri has been one player whose future has come under intense speculation since the summer. The Swiss midfielder has hardly featured for Bayern Munich over the past two seasons and has reasonably been frustrated over the lack of game-time on the pitch.

Liverpool can sign Manchester United target for €15m in January

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Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri's future came under huge speculation in the summer. Liverpool were interested in him and had already held advanced talks with agent while Italian side Roma were also keeping tabs on his situation.

Serie A

Inter Milan Agree Loan Deal For Bayern Munich Winger Xherdan Shaqiri

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Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri will be joining Inter Milan for the remainder of the season.

The deal reportedly will see the Swiss international join the Serie A side on loan, with a forced redemption clause of 12 million euros (£9.4 million) to take hold at the conclusion of the campaign.

Inter Milan Agree Loan Deal For Bayern Munich Winger Xherdan Shaqiri

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Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri will be joining Inter Milan for the remainder of the season.

The deal reportedly will see the Swiss international join the Serie A side on loan, with a forced redemption clause of 12 million euros (£9.4 million) to take hold at the conclusion of the campaign.

The Rest

World-Class Winger Would Be Fantastic Newcastle Acquisition

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There is news today that Inter-Milan winger Xherdan Shaqiri is still available, after German club Schalke have surprisingly passed up an option to sign him. Newcastle have been linked with the player this summer,after he was deemed excess to requirements by Inter manager Roberto Mancini, even though he was just bought from Bayern Munich in [.