Transfer news - Lyon sign Xherdan Shaqiri from Premier League club Liverpool on three-year deal
“Olympique Lyonnais are very pleased to announce the signing of the Swiss international midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri from Liverpool, for a fee of €6M, with a maximum of €5m in bonuses,” read a statement from the Ligue Un club. The 29-year-old has signed a three-year deal at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.
In this handout picture provided by UEFA, Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland speaks to the media during the Switzerland Press Conference ahead of the UEFA Euro 2020 Quarter Final match between Spain and Switzerland at Petrovski Stadium on July 01, 2021 in Sai
Xherdan Shaqiri has completed a transfer from Liverpool to Lyon, it was announced on Monday.
The 29-year-old Swiss international has signed a three-year deal at the Ligue Un side after the clubs agreed a deal of €6M. Add-ons could see the fee rise to €11M
“Olympique Lyonnais are very pleased to announce the signing of the Swiss international midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri from Liverpool, for a fee of €6M, with a maximum of €5m in bonuses,” read a statement from the French club.
However, he leaves the club having won the Premier League, the Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. The former Bayern Munich player contributed six goals in 63 appearances for the club.
“Xherdan Shaqiri has today completed a permanent transfer to Lyon after three years with Liverpool,” began the club’s statement.
Everybody at Liverpool FC thanks Xherdan for his contributions over the past three seasons and wishes him the very best for the rest of his career.
Lyon finished fourth in the league last season, some seven points shy of surprise champions Lille.
The Swiss player becomes Peter Bosz’s fourth signing of the summer after Emerson - on loan from Chelsea – and two free transfers in the shape of Henrique and Damien Da Silva.