Stoke City are just moments away from completing the deal for Xerdhan Shaqiri after the swiss International completed his medical and agreed personal terms with the potters, according to Sky Sports.
Rumour mill were on an all-time high after Shaqiri was spotted at Brittannia stadium during Stoke’s clash with Liverpool and now as Sky confirms the deal for the former Bayern Munich star, Stoke City fans are almost in disbelief over the deal.
Earlier in the window, Ibrahim Afellay was signed from Barcelona and now Shaqiri, who on his days is regarded as one of the most dangerous wingers in the current game is set to ply his trade for the Potters.
Premier League were on red alert ever since Shaqiri decided to part ways with Inter Milan with the Serie A club wanting to sell the player just months after signing him from Bayern Munich.
Everton, Liverpool and Stoke were keen to sign the Swiss International where Stoke managed to complete the £12million deal for Shaqiri which is expected to be announced in the next 24 hours.
What does Shaqiri’s deal mean for Stoke City?
Stoke City have three of very talented players in Bojan Krkic, Afellay and now Shaqiri and Mark Hughes is on the brink of a revolutionary phase in club’s history where he is set to bring Stoke City out from their hard and battling long-ball team to a side who can play with flair and freedom.