Xherdan Shaqiri arrives at Liverpool for medical ahead of Stoke move

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All going well with the medical, the deal should be confirmed by Liverpool soon after - allowing Shaqiri to join up with his new teammates on their pre-season tour of the United States.

Shaqiri's medical tests started before 9am on Friday and if everything goes to plan there should be an official announcement in the next 24 hours.

Regardless, everything seems to be in place for Shaqiri to become Klopp's third signing of the transfer window following the arrivals of Naby Keita and Fabinho.

Liverpool face fresh competition to close the signing of Stoke City attacker Xherdan Shaqiri.

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Reports have varied about the fee involved but the ECHO understands that the figure is £13million.

Jürgen Klopp is signing the former Bayern Munich winger as cover for Sadio Mané and Mo Salah as the Champions League final painfully exposed how little depth the Reds have up front.

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The two clubs have a good relationship and Stoke are one of several Championship clubs who want to take Liverpool's young star Harry Wilson on a season long-loan - Derby and Aston Villa are also interested - though it should be stressed the deals are not linked to each other.

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