SHAQIRI: HUGHES KEY IN BRITANNIA MOVE.
The Potters finally got their man Xherdan Shaqiri from Inter Milan and he said Stoke City manager Mark Hughes was a key factor in his switch from the Serie A side.
“It is very important for me to have the coach behind me showing great belief in me, and Mark Hughes has done that," Shaqiri told www.stokecityfc.com.
“He's a great guy, a great coach and somebody that I'm excited to work for.
“We have had many conversations, spoke about lots of different things and in the end, this was the move that I really wanted to make.
“It is the perfect move for me. Everything about it fits and for me, it is the perfect decision.”