Swiss midfielder Shaqiri joins Liverpool

London, July 14: English Premier League club Liverpool on Saturday announced the signing of Switzerland attacking midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri for the upcoming season. Shaqiri underwent a medical on Friday and was Liverpool’s third signing of the summer. “I’m very happy to be here. It’s a huge club with big history, big players and a fantastic coach,” Shaqiri told Liverpool’s website adding: “So I’m really glad and happy to be here. As a player you always want to be on the biggest stage in football. A few years ago I wanted to come too but it didn’t happen. I’m really happy that now I’m finally here, he stated further.” IANS