Loads of Liverpool fans have been reacting to Saturday’s 4-1 win over Cardiff City, and they’re absolutely delighted with the summer move for Xherdan Shaqiri.
Liverpool brought in four signings for a huge total of around £165m, and it’s the cheapest of the lot that is making the biggest impact.
While Fabinho and Naby Keita have yet to really settle, Alisson Becker certainly hit the ground running, and now Shaqiri is putting them all to shame.
The Swiss international was sensational on his first start against Southampton, and after a superb showing in the Champions League on Wednesday he was almost unplayable against Cardiff.
The 27 year-old replaced Adam Lallana in the second half, and he found his first Liverpool goal just 20 minutes after coming on.
He has formed a wonderful partnership with Mohamed Salah, assisting the Salah goals against Huddersfield and Red Star Belgrade before the Egyptian returned the favour today.
The £13m move for Shaqiri is beginning to look like a stroke of genius from Jurgen Klopp and sporting director Michael Edwards, and you can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…
Xherdan Shaqiri in his last 4️⃣ games for #LFC.
Assist vs Chelsea ?
Assist vs Huddersfield ?
Assist vs Red Star Belgrade ?
Goal vs Cardiff ⚽️
— Oliver Bond (@Oliver__Bond) October 27, 2018
Bargain….says Charlie Adam.
— Lee Hammond (@leehammondphoto) October 27, 2018
What a bargain!!!
— Bilbol (@Bilbol10) October 27, 2018
— anfield#kop?? (@dondarius471) October 27, 2018
— In Klopp We Trust (@LiverpoolGods11) October 27, 2018
And that, my friends, is why you NEVER drop Xherdan Shaqiri for Adam Lallana.
— Dharma Bhagalia (@Kloppholic) October 27, 2018
Klopp is getting the potential out of Shaqiri. The improvement in quality since he’s come on has been massive. What an excellent performance from the boys.
— Jez ?? (@JezKunt) October 27, 2018
The difference in cutting edge when Shaqiri replaced Lallana was huge. The former looks a much better fit in this Liverpool side, the latter struggling with the pace of it.
— Joel Rabinowitz (@joel_archie) October 27, 2018
Shaqiri has fitted in to Ox’s shoes perfectly. Can’t wait until we have both available.
— LFC Stanley House (@LFCStanleyHouse) October 27, 2018