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Xherdan-Shaqiri-Inter-Milan1Stoke City have wrapped up a deal to sign Xherdan Shaqiri from Inter Milan.

The Swiss international joins the Potters for a club-record £12million, putting pen to paper on a five-year contract.

The former Bayern Munich playmaker was also linked with Premier League pair Everton and Newcastle this summer.

Shaqiri is the ninth player to join Stoke during the transfer window, with former Barcelona midfielder Ibrahim Afellay among the higher profile names.

Chief Executive Tony Scholes said: “It’s no secret that we have been pursuing Xherdan for some time now and we are delighted to have finally secured his signature.

“He’s an exciting young player who is really looking forward to playing in the Premier League having played at the very highest level in Germany with Bayern Munich and in Italy with Inter.

“Xherdan will be a fantastic addition to our squad and adds to the attacking options at the manager’s disposal.”

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