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Report: Liverpool set to sell Euro 2020 star for just £13m

The Mirror have claimed that Liverpool will cash in on Xherdan Shaqiri for a bargain fee of just £13million – despite his Euro 2020 form. The Switzerland ace was crucial in helping his side beat France on Monday night. But the Reds are ready to cash in regardless, for a paltry £13million.

Shaqiri, 29, scored just one goal in 22 appearances for Liverpool last season. The former Stoke City man struggled to break into the starting line-up, and has managed only 63 outings in three seasons. But for his country, he is a different animal. Starting all four games at Euro 2020, he has been superb.

Scoring a brace to send Switzerland into the last 16 from the group stages during a 3-1 win over Turkey, Shaqiri also got an assist against Wales. Now, the Swiss are in the quarter-finals, having produced the shock of the tournament. But the Mirror says Liverpool will sell him for £13million.

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Are Liverpool making a mistake in Shaqiri sale – for just £13million?

A similar fee to the one they bought Shaqiri for three years ago, Liverpool are seemingly ready to cash in now. A new deal is unlikely to be offered to Shaqiri. With two years left on his Liverpool contract, cashing in now makes sense before the price tag is affected next summer.

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But surely they can get more than £13million – given his Euro 2020 exploits? He has looked like a player worth far more than £13million this summer. Selling him is the right decision by Michael Edwards, but the Reds sporting director surely needs to consider a fee closer to £20million.

Lazio are said to be interested.

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