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Twitter reacts news Liverpool have agreed to sell Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon

Liverpool always sell before they buy. The Reds have made a habit of not spending beyond their means in recent years and this has meant moving fringe players on each summer. We’ve now brought further funds in. Twitter has reacted to news Liverpool have agreed to sell Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon.

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Liverpool player sales

Michael Edwards has been a busy man during this transfer window.

The Reds’ sporting director has negotiated the sale of a number of players thus far.

Marko Grujic has been sold to Porto after impressing on loan there last season.

Meanwhile, Harry Wilson has joined Fulham after a string of temporary moves away.

In addition Taiwo Awoniyi has joined Union Berlin and Liam Millar has signed for Basel.

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Nat Phillips could also be set for a move away as he searches for first team football.

Liverpool to sell Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon

The coming days should see the completion of another deal.

The Athletic has reported that Liverpool have agreed to sell Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon.

A fee of £9.5m has been agreed upon with the French side’s opening offer believed to be around £4m.

Shaq played 63 times during his three years at the club.

He was used predominantly as an impact sub and a rotation option.

Given his undeniable technical ability it’s unsurprising that he was looking for a move this summer, he’s too good to spend the final years of his career on the bench.

Twitter reaction

Plenty of Kopites believe we should’ve got more money for the diminutive playmaker and are sad to see him go.

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