Xherdan Shaqiri could leave Liverpool before the Monday transfer deadline after it emerged that two clubs are interested in signing the Switzerland international, claim Goal.
Shaqiri was left out of Jurgen Klopp’s squad to face Arsenal in the Carabao Cup with Liverpool not prepared to risk the fitness of the in-demand forward.
The report adds that there are no fitness concerns with Shaqiri nor does it confirm which two European clubs share an interest in the former Bayern Munich star.
There have been rumours linking Shaqiri with a move to Germany, where Shaqiri enjoyed three seasons in the Bundesliga while The ECHO claim that there is club from Italy who also share an interest.
Shaqiri started and produced an impressive performance for Liverpool against Lincoln City last week, scoring the opening goal with a stunning free-kick from distance.
However, Shaqiri didn’t make the bench to feature against Arsenal during the 3-1 victory on Monday night.
He was expected to come back into the fold for the League Cup clash against Mikel Arteta’s side but was left out of the mix by Klopp, with Harry Wilson featuring for the first time since January 2017.
Wilson, 23, had been linked with a move to Burnley in recent weeks after the Clarets tabled a bid for the Wales international. The offer, however, is said to fall quite short of Liverpool’s valuation for the forward.
Shaqiri was previously the subject of interest from Sevilla and Roma earlier this year but Klopp refused to sanction a transfer with Liverpool still then in contention for the Premier League and Champions League.
He has since started on just one occasion since his previous bout in the Club World Cup semi-final back in January.