(MERCATO) – Xherdan Shaqiri joins MLS and leaves OL
By joining MLS, the Major League Soccer North American Championship, and the Chicago Fire, he becomes the most expensive transfer in history franchise or he will wear the number 10 and will have to be essential if he does not want to lose his place in selection. A transfer accompanied by a juicy salary $4.5m a year, or around €3.9m, but with bonuses that could push the total salary up to €6.1m (Sportune). The former Inter Milan and Bayern Munich player will find Georg Heitz, the sporting director he knew at the start of his career in Basel, who was delighted with his arrival: « Xherdan is a game-changer and someone who will bring joy to our fans and the city of Chicago. As one of the most accomplished Swiss athletes of his generation, he joins us at a very important time. for the club and fully believes in what we want to accomplish. We look forward to welcoming him and his family to Chicago. » said the leader, quoted by the Fire statement.