Should West Ham and Stoke consider swapping Robert Snodgrass and Xherdan Shaqiri this summer?

Switzerland's forward Xherdan Shaqiri takes part in a training session at Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 21, 2018, on the eve of their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football...

West Ham United and Stoke City could both benefit from swapping the two players.

The former coach of Manchester City, Chilean Manuel Pellegrini (L), arrives for the draw of the Copa Sudamericana football tournament, in Santiago, on July 12, 2016.

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has already been extremely active during this summer's transfer window, but there is still further work to be done, if he is to guide them into contention for the Europa League spots this season.

One particular area where the Chilean will be looking to bolster is his wide attacking department, especially with Manuel Lanzini having been ruled out until the new year.

Xherdan Shaqiri of Stoke Citry reacts during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Crystal Palace at Bet365 Stadium on May 5, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.

With this in mind, the Hammers should make a move for Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri, and they could offer Robert Snodgrass to the Potters in order to sweeten the deal.

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The Switzerland international is available for £12.5 million this summer, according to the Mirror, and in today's day and age, that represents fantastic value for a player who possesses his kind of talent.

West Ham's Snodgrass is valued at a similar price, according to the Birmingham Mail, so a swap deal involving the two players seems to be ideal for both clubs concerned.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa shows appreciation to the fans following the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Aston Villa and  Fulham at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2018 in...

Shaqiri is undoubtedly the better player out of the two, but Stoke will not be able to keep the Swiss star this summer due to the release clause in his contract, so they would be wise to consider a swap deal with the Hammers, considering the fact that they would be getting a proven Championship performer in return.

The interest in the Stoke winger from other clubs could prove to be a problem for West Ham, but if they act fast they could beat their rivals to the punch.

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