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Mark another one of this month’s big transfer news as done – Liverpool target Xherdan Shaqiri has completed his transfer move to Inter Milan. The Nerazzurri have beaten Liverpool’s challenge to sign the highly rated forward from Bayern Munich.
Xhedran Shaqiri completes his move to … pic.twitter.com/PW3W4bcgu8
— Ben Smith (@BenSmithBBC) January 8, 2015
Reliable Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reported early that Inter Milan were able to close the deal for a reported figure of €20m to sign the player permanently.
Shaqiri set to move to Inter Milan! Agreement between FCB and Inter. He will undergo a medical tomorrow and then sign a contract.
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) January 8, 2015
If the reports are to be believed Liverpool were heavily linked with the move for Shaqiri but the Reds have failed to land once again their top target.
According to Sky Italia journalist Fabrizio Romano, Inter will sign him on loan for €2m for 6 months, and then Inter will have to pay €12m to Bayern Munich in June.
Xherdan Shaqiri to Inter: deal done. 2M € for 6 months loan, then Inter will pay 12M€ to Bayern Munich on june. — Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 8, 2015
Shaqiri will get regular game time at Inter which could see him rise to stardom again and fulfil the potential he showed time to time.