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‘Shaqiri’s gifted but Klopp can’t trust him’ – Crouch explains Liverpool absence of Swiss star

Xherdan Shaqiri may be “naturally-gifted”, but Peter Crouch says the Switzerland international is being frozen out at Liverpool because Jurgen Klopp cannot trust his discipline.

The former Reds striker played alongside the former Bayern Munich and Inter midfielder at Stoke.

He acknowledges that the 28-year-old boasts match-altering ability, with it no surprise to have seen him snapped up by Liverpool when Stoke slipped out of the Premier League.

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Questions have, however, been asked of Shaqiri’s attitude throughout his career and Crouch says that is why he finds himself on the fringes of the fold at a Premier League title-chasing outfit.