By: Matt Thielen
Lazio have reportedly made Xherdan Shaqiri their number one transfer target this summer.
According to Corriere dello Sport the Rome based have set their sights on Shaqiri after narrowly missing out on David Silva.
The Swiss international has long since been a target for the Italian club, having been linked as a replacement for West Ham bound Felipe Anderson but they ultimately signed Joaquin Correa.
Lazio’s sporting director, Igli Tare “fell in love with him” while Shaqiri was still at Basel.Embed from Getty Images
Ever since, Xherdan Shaqiri has been on Lazio’s watch list, and this summer could see that interest become concrete.
Reports suggest that the Swiss winger has been offered to Lazio at an affordable price.
Liverpool’s pre-season matches against Red Bull Salzburg and VfB Stuttgart could be the deciding factor between an exit or an expanded role with the club.
What do you think the club should do with Shaqiri?