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Shaqiri’s Liverpool Snub: 5 More Big Names Who Rejected Anfield Transfer, Including Arsenal Star

Shaqiri and five more players who turned down Liverpool.

Inter Milan’s new signing Xherdan Shaqiri has revealed he turned down a move to Liverpool when he decided to leave Bayern Munich this January, according to the Daily Express.

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The Swiss international was thought to be a top target for the Reds as Brendan Rodgers sought to improve his attacking midfield options, but he instead opted to make the move to Serie A based on a ‘gut feeling’ about the project at the San Siro.

Liverpool have been dealt some other big transfer blows in recent history, with five other big names notably turning down the chance to sign for the Merseyside giants and moving elsewhere instead.

Here are five top class players Liverpool wanted in recent history but couldn’t get…

1) Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal)

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Long linked with a move to Liverpool during the summer, Alexis Sanchez eventually left Barcelona to join Arsenal, also snubbing an offer from Juventus along the way. The Chilean has been in superb form for the Gunners this term, giving Liverpool fans a harsh reminder of what could have been.

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