Stoke suffer transfer blow as Xherdan Shaqiri rules out £12.5m switch

first_imgStoke City target Xherdan Shaqiri has revealed he wants to stay and fight for his place at Inter Milan.Mark Hughes’ Potters had a £12m bid accepted for the Swiss midfielder last week but the player could not agree terms with the Premier League side.And now the 23-year-old has poured cold water on any hope of rekindling that deal and insists his future remains at the San Siro.Shaqiri, who joined Inter from Bayern Munich in January, has struggled to hit the heights for Roberto Mancini’s men so far but is determined to prove his worth in a Nerazzurri shirt.According to FcInterNews, the former Basel star has confirmed he turned down the Potters to see out the remaining four years on his contract with the Serie A giants. 1 Xherdan Shaqiri last_img read more