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Official: Shaqiri at the Chicago Fire for 7 million euros

As the North American club had hinted, the transfer of Xherdan Shaqiri was formalized on Wednesday. This transfer brings 7 million euros to Lyon.

Xherdan Shaqiri’s stint at Olympique Lyonnais was brief, since a little over seven months after signing, the former Liverpool player signed on Wednesday with the Chicago club and will therefore play in MLS.  » Olympique Lyonnais has confirmed the transfer of its Swiss international midfielder, Xherdan Shaqiri, to American club Chicago Fire for €7m. Arrived last summer from Liverpool, 30-year-old Xherdan Shaqiri wanted to join the Major League Soccer club whose season will start at the end of February. Filled with the position of attacking midfielder with already several similar profiles, Olympique Lyonnais, in agreement with Peter Bosz, acceded to the request of Xherdan Shaqiri and concluded a very favorable financial transaction with the American franchise from Chicago, in an economic context always difficult for the big clubs. Olympique Lyonnais wishes Xherdan Shaqiri much success in this new challenge in the United States “, specified the Rhone club which manages to earn 1 million euros on this transfer of a player who has never convinced, and whose last feat will remain the equalizing goal against Olympique de Marseille last week. past. It’s already that.

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