XHERDAN SHAQIRI has the standard to displace one in every of Liverpool’s deadly entrance three, in line with Peter Crouch.
Jurgen Klopp bought one of many bargains of the summer season when he took Swiss ahead Shaqiri to Anfield for £12million from relegated Stoke.
The 27-year-old has performed an integral half in Liverpool’s spectacular begin to the season, with Klopp’s staff degree on factors with Man Metropolis on the prime of the desk.
And, in line with Shaqiri’s former teammate Crouch, the previous Bayern man might be a daily title on Liverpool’s beginning XI quickly.
Crouch wrote within the Every day Mail: “Folks say it’s unattainable to interrupt up Liverpool’s three-man assault of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane when they’re all match but when anybody goes to do it, Shaqiri can.
“When it comes to capacity, he’s up there with the very best I’ve performed with. Belief me, he will be no matter he needs to be.”
The 37-year-old was well-aware of Shaqiri’s capacity earlier than he arrived on the Wager365 Stadium.
However Crouch will always remember the day he scored a hat-trick throughout a five-a-side sport.
He added: “You may suppose there’s nothing uncommon about that however after I inform you one in every of his objectives concerned him chipping the goalkeeper from about eight yards, you’ll recognize why this stayed in my thoughts.”
Shaqiri is but to attain for Liverpool, although, and his solely aim this season got here for Switzerland in a 6-Zero Nations League win.
He has began two video games for Klopp this season and accomplished 90 minutes for the primary time in Liverpool’s final league sport, a 1-Zero win over Huddersfield.