The lack of playing opportunities that Xherdan Shaqiri got at Liverpool made him continue to be linked with the Anfield exit, after having become a bone of contention for various clubs, the Swiss player finally chose to leave for Olympique Lyon.
Shaqiri was brought in for a transfer value of six million euros and has signed a contract until 2024.
Now an interesting statement delivered by Shaqiri, the Swiss player revealed what made him finally choose to leave Anfield.
“I feel very happy to be here. Negotiations were complicated, even though everything was clear from the start, I did want to come to Lyon. There was never any doubt about it,” said Shaqiri as reported by the Mirror.
“Lyon will carry out an important project with a new coach who I like. I am a player who always wants to improve, on the other hand, this team also looks so potential. Lyon is one of the most successful clubs in France and Europe, I want to win titles again, ” he added.
The competition in the Ligue 1 competition for the 2021/22 season is certain to be fierce, not wanting to be outdone by Paris Saint-Germain who successfully brought in five new players including Lionel Messi, Lyon are also busy shopping for players, before Shaqiri, they had already secured Emerson’s signature. Palmieri from Chelsea.