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Xherdan Shaqiri eyes Champions League glory with Liverpool

Shaqiri eyes Champions League glory
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New Liverpool signing Xherdan Shaqiri sets his sights on helping the club to Champions League glory following their unexpected charge to the final last season.

New Liverpool signing Xherdan Shaqiri has set his sights on helping the club to Champions League glory following his summer move from Stoke City.

The Reds made an unexpected charge to the final of the competition last season before falling to Real Madrid in Kiev, but since then they have significantly strengthened their squad with the arrivals of Shaqiri, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Alisson Becker.

Shaqiri already has one Champions League winners' medal to his name having been part of the Bayern Munich squad that lifted the trophy in 2013, and he is confident that Liverpool can be a force on the European stage once again next season.

"I hope I can repeat that because I know how it feels to win the Champions League," Shaqiri told Sky Sports News.

"It is really amazing and I think we can do it. We have good quality - especially with the new players that have been brought in - they have very good quality. I'm looking forward to the new season and I hope we can finally win titles.

"I think the important thing is to be successful, and to be successful you need to win some titles and trophies and I hope we can lift some trophies this year."

Shaqiri trained with his new teammates for the first time on Wednesday and could make his debut for the club against Manchester United in the International Champions Cup on Saturday.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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