The Stoke City fans in the Transfer Tavern who’ve been drowning their sorrows after a poor start to the season have been met with further bad news.
Mark Hughes’ cosmopolitan side have failed to shine this term and, according to reports in Italy, one could soon be off.
Calciomercato report Serie A giants Roma are weighing up a move for Xherdan Shaqiri in January.
The silky Swiss powerhouse was a major coup for the Potters last summer, though has struggled to reach his best levels often enough in red and white.
Still, after his return from injury recently, the 24-year-old has been in fine fettle of late.
With Mohamed Salah likely to be involved in the African Cup of Nations, I Giallorossi are understood to retain an interest in the former Bayern Munich man.
He has previous in Italy, having endured a poor six-month spell with Inter Milan prior to moving to the Potteries.
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