Petite Winger Given Assurance Over Liverpool Future

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has assured winger Xerdan Shaqiri that his future lies at Anfield amidst rumors of a possible transfer out of the club in January.

Klopp addressed the Xerdan Shaqiri transfer rumours during his pre-match press conference for the Crystal Palace game as he said that the Swiss international will get adequate playing time after recovering from injury.

According to the Liverpool boss, it will take a while for Xerdan Shaqiri to get back up to full speed after a long time out on the sidelines as a result of injury.

Xerdan Shaqiri recently recovered from a calf injury that made him miss five weeks of football.

He was expected to make the bench for the Crystal Palace game at the weekend but was missing as Liverpool beat the Eagles in front of their fans to maintain their advantage at the top of the league table.

Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 2-1 courtesy the winning goal from Roberto Firmino five minutes from time.

The Reds took the lead at the start of the second half through the in-form Sadio Mane before Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha equalized for the hosts eight minutes from time only for them to concede the Firmino strike three minutes later thereby losing all the three points.

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