Liverpool fans have been reacting to reports that Xherdan Shaqiri’s exit talks have been quashed, Paul Joyce revealed.
The Reds were approached from Roma and Sevilla respectively to take the Switzerland international on loan until the end of the season, but will not let him leave as they close in on the Premier League title. Shaqiri joined the club at the beginning of last season after his £13m release clause was triggered, as per BBC Sport.
Liverpool have told AS Roma and Sevilla they will not loan Xherdan Shaqiri in this transfer window. It is likely Liverpool would seek €30m euros for any permanent deal in the summer.
— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) January 21, 2020
Paul Joyce of The Times revealed on Twitter (via @_pauljoyce) that the club would seek a fee of £25.5m for him in the summer, which initiates that the Swiss winger could be on his way out at the end of the season. Despite this, supporters rejoiced and made their feelings clear on social media. One fan described the move as an “Edwards masterclass”.
Check out some of the best Twitter responses from Liverpool fans down below…
EDWARDS MASTERCLASS pic.twitter.com/cSO4ATq7bN
— Brandon. 🇵🇸 (@Brand0nLFC) January 21, 2020
— Elliot ⚽️🏈🎮 (@SourEnvy) January 21, 2020
Michael Edwards making profit again. You love to see it
— Trent66 (@Trent6611) January 21, 2020
Good, keep him in the summer too 👊🏻
— Gary McIntyre (@GaryMcIntyre11) January 21, 2020
Give Edwards a statue already
— Craig Grainger (@CraigJCG) January 21, 2020
Sir Michael Edwards 👏🏻
— Harry Williams (@HJWXIII) January 21, 2020
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