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Xherdan Shaqiri tweets good luck message to Pajtim Kasami ahead of Championship opener

Swiss players in training

The Swiss international signed on loan for Nottingham Forest this week.

Swiss players in trainingSwiss players in training

This week saw Nottingham Forest snap up Swiss international Pajtim Kasami on loan from Greek side Olympiakos.

The move has been lauded by the fans at the City Ground – who are hopeful the midfield maestro can add an extra dimension to their game this season.

Philippe Montanier is also very happy to have bought him into the club. He admitted earlier this week that the 24-year-old, who scored a wondergoal in the Premier League back in 2013, had been on his radar two years ago whilst he was manager of Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais.

Olympiacos' Pajtim Kasami celebrates at the end of the matchOlympiacos' Pajtim Kasami celebrates at the end of the match

The former Fulham man has also received a welcome from a Stoke City player this week, with Xherdan Shaqiri having a special message for the Forest newbie on Twitter today.

The former Bayern Munich star had this to say to Kasami:

Of course the two know each other well, having come through the youth ranks with Switzerland together, and Kasami will be hoping to have a big impact at the City Ground after making his move – starting with the fixture with newly promoted Burton Albion later this afternoon.

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