On the periphery in 2020/21, the Swiss international registered five goal contributions in just 22 games for the Merseyside giants, with one goal and four assists [Transfermarkt].
Should Liverpool keep Shaqiri for another season?
However, the same cannot be said regarding his involvement for the Switzerland national team at Euro 2020. Notching an impressive three goals in five appearances for the eventual quarter-finalists, Shaqiri has demonstrated his ability to deliver at the highest level.
The Reds are now set to demand a relatively modest £13m sum for the 29-year-old as interest from Serie A intensifies [Liverpool Echo]. In light of this, many Liverpool supporters took to Twitter to voice their displeasure at these latest developments.
Liverpool fans react:
Replying to popular fan outlet Anfield Watch, here is how some Liverpool fans summed up their feelings regarding the potential sale of Shaqiri, with one Kopite believing it would be a “disasterclass” from sporting director Michael Edwards to sanction such a move:
“Just sayin, should be 40 mil minimum”
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