Shaqiri

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Shaqiri

Postby IndigoLake » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:25 am

Surprised there isn't a post about this already but Liverpool have signed Shaqiri after triggering his £13m release clause. I know there were a few on here hoping that we could entice him to Turf Moor. Not to be!

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/44818207

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby ClaretDiver » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:31 am

To be fair, as much as I am C&B and have been all my life....given the choice between us and Liverpool????

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Caballo » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:35 am

Great news, the last thing we need when we rely so much on each other is a trouble making coaster like him.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby gtclaret » Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:52 pm

Whether we need him or not, we were never going to be able to sign him, and apart from the posters on this board there has never been a suggestion that we were going to try. Why haven't we discussed the merits of signing Renoldo, it has just as much credibility

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby BleedingClaret » Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:54 pm

gtclaret wrote:Whether we need him or not, we were never going to be able to sign him, and apart from the posters on this board there has never been a suggestion that we were going to try. Why haven't we discussed the merits of signing Renoldo, it has just as much credibility


Cos he's not as good as Ronaldo

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby NRC » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:35 pm

Interesting signing - he must be back-up for Salah, Surprised if he's a starter

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby KRBFC » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:55 pm

ClaretDiver wrote:To be fair, as much as I am C&B and have been all my life....given the choice between us and Liverpool????

Us, I'd rather play than sit on the bench.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Vino blanco » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:04 pm

I would have loved to see him at Burnley. If we progress in Europe, we are going to need a bigger squad than we have now, with much more quality. Whatever his supposed faults are, he has class and great technique.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby DCWat » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:27 pm

Exactly the sort of player Liverpool need for their pressing game!?
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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Shore claret » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:52 pm

Klopp has a lot of players to keep happy next year, big season for the bin dippers they need to start delivering silverware.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby COBBLE » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:25 pm

DCWat wrote:Exactly the sort of player Liverpool need for their pressing game!?


Damn it. You beat me to it!

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Walton » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:37 pm

DCWat wrote:Exactly the sort of player Liverpool need for their pressing game!?

He played under Guardiola for 2 years, so he's used to it

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:01 pm

Do you really honestly feel you missed the chance to sign shaquiri?

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Rumbletonk » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:20 pm

An ego like that won't be happy not being 1st choice. Potential dressing room nightmare

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Cirrus_Minor » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:40 pm

Strange signing.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Bigvince » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:01 pm

Japebe43 wrote:Do you really honestly feel you missed the chance to sign shaquiri?

We’d have had more chance, than your lot would’ve had of signing Ronaldinho :lol:

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Japebe43 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:19 pm

Bigvince wrote:We’d have had more chance, than your lot would’ve had of signing Ronaldinho :lol:


I'm not disrespecting Burnley.. Stoke are a similarly sized club.. Its the pay issue I'm meaning.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby Bigvince » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:21 pm

Japebe43 wrote:I'm not disrespecting Burnley.. Stoke are a similarly sized club.. Its the pay issue I'm meaning.

Ok fair do’s sax

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby DustyBawls » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:25 pm

Comes across to me as a bit of a pressure signing - a signing they wouldn't have done had they waited a bit longer. He'd improve us, but not sure he'll improve Liverpool.

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Re: Shaqiri

Postby SGr » Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:38 am

Not a strange signing really. Can make a difference and he’s purely a squad player. Would never have come here - wages.


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