Big flop of the last summer transfer window of Olympique Lyonnais, Xherdan Shaqiri could change tune even before the end of the season. The Swiss player would already have leads.
On August 23, 2021, Olympique Lyonnais formalized the signing until 2024 of Xherdan Shaqiri, the Swiss international midfielder from Liverpool, who came out of a very good Euro with the Nati. To afford the Reds player, Jean-Michel Aulas signed a check for 6 million euros with the possibility of adding a maximum of 5 million euros in bonus. But six months later, the sporting record is rather bad for a player that Peter Bosz was very happy to see signing for OL. With a comfortable salary, and a contract that lasts another two and a half years, Xherdan Shaqiri can still see it coming, except that in the perspective of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the midfielder does not want to spend most of the time. his time on the Lyon sidelines. To the point of even considering a departure during this period of the winter transfer window, the Dutch coach of Lyon not retaining him in his workforce.
Shaqiri in Qatar, Lyon saved?
– Xherdan Shaqiri (@ XS_11official) August 25, 2021
Asked at the Late Football Club about the Shaqiri case, Sidney Govou said he had indeed learned of rumors about a possible rapid transfer of the Swiss player from Lyon. ” Yes it is possible, because he is a player who has the ambition to have more playing time. I have heard here and there that there have been calls from foreign countries, such as Qatar, for one last big contract. His recruitment had surprised me, because he had not played for a long time, but hey…. », Said the former Olympique Lyonnais striker, who will not shed a tear if he sees Xherdan Shaqiri empty his locker at Groupama Stadium.