Tag: Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka on racist allegations, Wenger, pundits, red cards + more

Granit Xhaka has been a chatty boy while away with the Switzerland national team, giving a number of revealing interviews on his racist allegations, Arsene Wenger, pundits and his red cards.

Manchester United and Tottenham stars with more cards than Granit Xhaka

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Given Granit Xhaka's reputation for being a dirty player, it may surprise opposition fans to learn that Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Spurs' Dele Alli have actually picked up more yellow cards this season.

Xhaka: Expectations at Arsenal are gigantic & Wenger could have kicked...

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While away with the Switzerland national team, Granit Xhaka has spoken about what the expectations are like at Arsenal and revealed that he feared Arsene Wenger could have kicked him out of the team after his second red.

Xhaka: I’m convinced Wenger will do this & why Arsenal have...

Granit Xhaka is convinced that Arsene Wenger will remain at Arsenal although he says he has no information on the situation.

Granit Xhaka: Compare my fouls to Manchester United star's elbow

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Granit Xhaka has been speaking to the press while away on international duty with Switzerland this week and admitted he's not happy with how Premier League referees have been treating him.

Granit Xhaka: This is what happened at Heathrow with racist allegation

Granit Xhaka has given an interview with Der Bund and has explained what happened when he was questioned by police for an alleged racist comment.

Granit Xhaka: This is what annoys me about my critics

Granit Xhaka has said that the criticism he receives in England doesn’t bother him at all before highlighting a little bit that does.

Granit Xhaka responds to Bayern Munich rumours

Granit Xhaka believes that Arsenal are not too far away from Bayern Munich despite losing 10-2 to them this season in the Champions League and he's heard nothing from them about their rumoured interest.

Arsenal pundit: I'd sell 5 or 6 from Arsenal, including Xhaka

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Charlie Nicholas believes that Arsenal should sell David Ospina, Francis Coqouelin AND Granit Xhaka this summer.

Arsenal fans can't let Granit Xhaka referee persecution go

Although no Arsenal player was exactly fantastic against West Brom, Granit Xhaka wasn't as horrendous as some.

Tactics: What Arsenal changed that made them worse

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
As ball after ball fell in the centre of midfield, I watched helplessly as the likes of Lallana, Can, and even Firmino seized them for Liverpool. Where were Arsenal's ball winners?

Arsenal player focus - Xhaka's card still marked by officials

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Granit Xhaka picked up his eighth yellow card of the season against Lincoln.

Granit Xhaka ‘on radar’ of Bayern Munich says former Bayern &...

Ottmar Hitzfeld believes that Bayern Munich are watching Granit Xhaka and that the midfielder is a 'topic' of conversation for top clubs.

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

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How Santi Cazorla masked Arsenal's problems for years

Xhaka isn't dirty, he's hard says former Swiss midfielder

Former Switzerland midfielder, Mario Cantaluppi, reckons that Granit Xhaka isn't a dirty player, he's just hard.

Top 5 Arsenal Valetine's Day partnerships

Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?

Bayern Munich suffer another injury blow as Arsenal player gets boost

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Bayern Munich look like they could well be without Xabi Alonso after the midfielder picked up a knee injury in training on Monday.

Watch – Arsenal stars schooled by 17yo female freestyler

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Shkodran Mustafi, Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin got totally schooled by a 17-year-old female freestyler as part of a nutmeg challenge in partnership with Citroën.

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

Another game, another bizarre, soul-destroying performance from Arsenal at the Emirates.

Why Granit Xhaka is not angry - he's scared

There have been approximately 1.5 million articles written about Granit Xhaka in the last 96 hours (that number is courtesy of The White House) and this is one more to go on the pile that is adding up almost as quickly as there are reasons to loathe Piers Morgan.

Former Tottenham boss - Wenger's a maniac and this Arsenal star...

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Former Spurs boss, Harry Redknapp, has leveled some pretty harsh criticism at Arsene Wenger and Granit Xhaka following both of their performances during the Burnley match last weekend.

Wenger urges Arsenal star to learn from 'clumsy' mistake

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Arsene Wenger spoke more about Granit Xhaka's red card against Burnley ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup clash against Southampton.

Why Arsenal fans should lighten up over Alexis Sanchez banner

Arsenal's dramatic win at home to Burnley on Sunday was underscored by huge controversy.

Is Granit Xhaka’s ‘temper’ really a problem for Arsenal?

On Sunday, Granit Xhaka picked up his second red card of the season against Burnley.

Granit Xhaka questioned, released without charge

Granit Xhaka was questioned by police over an alleged incident at Heathrow on Monday evening but was released without charge.

Arsenal podcast #80: Who referees the refs?

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita review the Burnley game and ponder Xhaka's penchant for a two-footed lunge.

Long read: Did Anthony Taylor break the rules when Wenger was...

Did Arsenal show their fabled 'mental strength' for real this weekend?

Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United men top long ball table

Tottenham dominate the top ten of players who play the longest balls with Liverpool the second-most represented team.

Granit Xhaka's red cards and suspensions - how many really?

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Immediately after Granit Xhaka’s red card against Burnley, which will see him serve a 4-game ban, a host of stats started flying round about how many games and red cards he’s had over the past two or three seasons.

5 things we learned as Arsenal gave us heart attacks against...

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Arsenal managed to beat Burnley 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday but it was far from a straight forward win.

Granit Xhaka 'disappointed' with red card

Granit Xhaka has taken to social media to admit he was 'disappointed' with the red card he picked up against Burnley.

What games will Granit Xhaka miss?

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Granit Xhaka will now serve a four-game ban after his second straight red of the season, so what games will he miss?

Wenger – Xhaka’s was a red but so was the one...

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Arsene Wenger told reporters after the game that Burnley's Ashley Barnes should have been sent off for kicking Laurent Koscielny’s face.

Moss sticks it to Granit but Arsenal avoid slip

Arsenal beat Burnley despite being reduced to 10 men, but that was only half the story...

Up or down? Xhaka knows what will determine Arsenal's future

Granit Xhaka believes that Alexis Sanchez can be a 'good role' model for younger players while warning against complacency against Burnley on Sunday.

Long read: Why Xhaka-Ramsey is key to Arsenal’s success

There were two main takeaways for Arsenal to mull upon after a comfortable 4-0 win at hapless Swansea last weekend.

Arsenal podcast #79: Swansea City, Xhaka/Ramsey pairing + latest transfer news.

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to discuss the win at Swansea and the burgeoning...

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.

What is a Lucas? Why is Perez not starting for Arsenal?

Having scored six goals and created four assists for Arsenal this term, plenty of questions are being raised about why Lucas Perez has yet to be rewarded with an extended run-in the first-team.

Watch: Three Arsenal stars take on 'Football Darts'

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Petr Cech and Granit Xhaka all took on Cooper Tire Europe’s Football Darts challenge.

Arsenal podcast #78: Bournemouth, Hull, Xhaka/Ramsey pairing + welcome back Welbeck.

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to discuss the performances at Bournemouth and Hull, and...

Granit Xhaka – I am that kind of player

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Granit Xhaka arrived here with a red card rep so strong that Jon Moss even invented a new rule just to send him off, but he has no plans to change anytime soon.

Granit Xhaka – I hear the Arsenal fans telling me to...

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Granit Xhaka has told Four Four Two that he hears the Arsenal fans calling for him to shoot every time he gets the ball.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?

West Ham chase Xhaka - report

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West Ham are reportedly chasing Granit Xhaka's older brother, Taulant.

Arsenal player of the month – December 2016

Arsenal player of the month
December was not a great month but it’s easy to forget the big wins we had at the start of the month, overshadowed by the performances and results than came in the latter half.

Best Arsenal signing 2016

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Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?

5 best Arsenal moments of 2016

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
With 2016 coming to an end, we look back at some of the highlights from the year.

How Granit Xhaka can lead Arsenal forward

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Who sets the tempo of Arsenal’s play?

Look: Xhaka v Xhaka on FIFA

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Granit Xhaka shared a picture of himself and brother, Taulant, playing FIFA this week.

Arsenal new boy looks forward to next big step

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Granit Xhaka recently looked back over 2016, starting at Borussia Mönchengladbach and ending with Arsenal.

Watch: Arsenal new boy returns to new club, gets unreal reception

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Granit Xhaka returned to his former club, Borussia Monchengladbach, this week in order to properly say goodbye.

Arsenal podcast #75: Everton and Manchester City, Ozil and Xhaka +...

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Paul and Helen to dissect a dispiriting week, discuss Ozil...

Long read: Why Arsenal deprived fans of pre-Christmas cheer

'Tis the season to be...fed up? As the nights draw in ever earlier and the days get ever grey-er, Arsenal's title challenge has wilted badly...

Look: Arsenal new boy pumped for Manchester City

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Granit Xhaka says even the 'dence fog' over Manchester yesterday (Saturday) wasn't enough to put him off preparing for the big match on Sunday.

Granit Xhaka still passmaster v Everton despite Arsenal loss

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Despite Arsenal losing against Everton 2-1 on Tuesday night, Granit Xhaka was still the passmaster, completing the most passes out of anyone on the pitch.

Arsenal stars celebrate 'fantastic comeback' v Stoke

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Granit Xhaka both took to social media following Arsenal's 3-1 win over Stoke on Saturday.

Granit Xhaka completes more passes than any other player v Stoke

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It may not surprise you to learn that Granit Xhaka completed the most passes out of any other player on the pitch during Arsenal v Stoke.

Watch: Was referee right to give this penalty to Stoke against...

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In the 29th minute Stoke got awarded a penalty by referee, Lee Mason, but should it have been given?

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

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The enduring memory of Tuesday night’s triumphant trip to Basel will be the scintillatingly slick move for Lucas Perez’s second goal but it should also be of the Xhaka-Ramsey partnership

Player focus: Granit rock solid against Basel as Mirror embarrass themselves...

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Granit Xhaka started for Arsenal against Basel, facing not only his former side but his brother also and quietly put in another excellent display despite what the Mirror want to believe.

Lucas, Xhaka, BTSport and more things we learned about Arsenal against...

A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?

Arsenal star makes Team of the Week by impressive new boy...

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Alexis Sanchez has been included in Garth Crook's BBC Team of the Week but there was no space for Granit Xhaka in the midfield.

Granit Xhaka’s personal highlights v Bournemouth as midfielder impresses

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Granit Xhaka finished Sunday's game with some impressive stats.

Granit Xhaka did these four things more than any other player...

Granit Xhaka v Bournemouth
Granit Xhaka finally got a start for Arsenal and he used it to run, pass, tackle, and recover the ball more than any other player.

Granit Xhaka to start – Arsenal predicted XI v Bournemouth

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This is it, this is going to be the weekend when Granit Xhaka finally gets a start for Arsenal.

Is this the reason Arsene Wenger isn't starting Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka v PSG
Xhaka was heralded as the saviour of a central midfield that seemed to be our biggest weakness, so why isn't he starting games?

Wenger hints that Arsenal midfielder isn't fully fit

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Arsene Wenger has suggested that the reason Granit Xhaka isn't getting more game time is because he's not quite fit enough.

Why playing Granit Xhaka can solve 2 Arsenal problems in 1

In the last two games, Arsenal have shown that they have the strongest squad in the Premier League, and that they have two distinct formulas available to them that they can use can get results in almost any circumstance but Granit Xhaka is the key

Tactics: How Wenger is working up to a Ramsey-Xhaka midfield

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Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka could be a formidable midfield pairing for Arsenal, here's why

Wenger explains why Xhaka and Iwobi didn't start at Manchester United

Arsene Wenger explained his team selection after his side’s draw with Manchester United, stating that he picked his team based on ‘experience and fight’.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

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With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Arsenal midfielder reveals massive weight on shoulders

Granit Xhaka has been pictured with quite literally a massive weight on his shoulders.

Former Tottenham man - This Spurs player is 'far better' than...

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Former Spurs midfielder, Jermaine Jenas, had some tough words for Arsenal in his column following our 1-1 draw against our north London rivals.

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

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We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

How did Clattenberg not give Arsenal a penalty for this against...

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Yes, yes, I know, I’m only whinging about the referee because we didn’t win.

Watch – Arsenal nutmegs v Tottenham

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We may not have got the result that we wanted – nor the performance, but a couple of Arsenal players demonstrated some skills to show us they haven’t totally forgotten how to football now it's November.

Manager 'I hope it will be a lesson for Xhaka'

Switzerland's national team's manager, Vladimir Petkovic, has spoken about Granit Xhaka's recent red card for Arsenal, revealing that he hopes the midfielder learns from it

The truth about Granit Xhaka’s red card record ahead of Tottenham...

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Sunday will give Granit Xhaka the first taste of a north London derby and we have to ask – will he be able to keep himself on the pitch for 90 minutes?

Arsenal podcast #66: Xhaka ban, Boro drought + Reading preview

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined on our Arsenal podcast this week by Helen and Anita to discuss Xhaka's ban, the Ludogorets goal-fest, the opposite vs Middlesbrough and look forward to the League Cup

The Ludogorets decision that cost Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
When you win and score six, it's easy to think that everything is rosy and that decisions which were questioned before kickoff didn't, ultimately matter.

Why Arsenal missed these two players against Middlesbrough

Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin completed the most passes during Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Middlesbrough but, even so, the Gunners missed Santi Cazorla and Granit Xhaka massively.

3 match ban for Xhaka as referee Moss demoted to League...

Jon Moss, who sent Granit Xhaka off for what the footballing universe generally agrees was a yellow card offence, has been demoted to League One this weekend, a common way of PGMOL punishing a ref for a mistake without admitting any liability.

Wenger – Xhaka’s history isn’t Arsenal’s responsibility

Arsene Wenger once again spoke about Granit Xhaka's red card that he was given against Swansea at the weekend, pointing out that Arsenal are not responsible for what happened before he arrived.

Episode 65: Walcott's poaching, Xhaka's red + Arsenal's new superstar

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Matthew and Sylvain celebrate Theo's poaching instincts, try to get their heads round Xhaka's red card and celebrate Arsenal Ladies' new superstar signing. Enjoy in...

Long read: Swansea show Arsenal’s strengths and frailties

South Wales' finest once again gave Arsenal a scare in our own back yard.

Arsenal forward backs referee against own teammate after controversial red card

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain claims that the straight red card that Jonathan Moss produced for Granit Xhaka on Saturday was absolutely correct.

Chambers starts for Middlesbrough as referee makes mockery of Xhaka red...

Calum Chambers started for Middlesbrough as they lost to Watford on Sunday afternoon but the big talking point was the way the referee handled a situation that was quite similar to the one which saw Jon Moss send Granit Xhaka off against Swansea.

How referee got the new rules mixed up to send Granit...

The majority of people who have seen Granit Xhaka’s red card against Swansea agree that it should have been a yellow, so did Jon Moss get his rules mixed up?

Wenger confirms referee's poor decision against Swansea will not be challenged

In his post-match press conference, Arsène Wenger confirmed that Arsenal will not appeal Granit Xhaka's contentious sending off, and he will speak to the player.

Should Granit Xhaka really have been sent off against Swansea?

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Was Jon Moss right to send off Granit Xhaka?

Watch: Alexis Sanchez and Granit Xhaka scare unsuspecting children

Back in 2015, Petr Cech, Olivier Giroud, Francis Coquelin, Laurent Koscielny and Mathieu Debuchy all sneaked up on unsuspecting young Arsenal fans in the new kit as a 'surprise'... well we've been at it again.

Granit Xhaka compares 'much harder' Premier League to Bundesliga

Even though he's only made six Premier League appearances for Arsenal so far, Granit Xhaka is already adamant that English football is physically harder than the Bundesliga.

Look: Arsenal midfielder travels 'home' ahead of Swansea clash

My icy Gooner heart is already feeling about 76x bigger now that Granit Xhaka has referred to Arsenal as his 'home'... it doesn't take much.

Watch: Arsenal new boy takes inspiration from ex-Manchester City midfielder

Granit Xhaka's full Twitter Takeover video in which the midfielder reveals which former Gunner he looks up to is up on Arsenal's official YouTube channel.

24-year-old Arsenal man handed captain's armband

Granit Xhaka captained Switzerland for the first time during his country's 2-1 win over Andorra on Monday night.

Arsenal new boy proud of nickname

Granit Xhaka won Arsenal's Goal of the Month for his long-range net-rattler against Hull and he claims he's proud of the nickname he's earned as a result.

Look: Arsenal midfielder all smiles, poses alongside former target

It's that guy again, Ricardo Rodriguez, creeping into Granit Xhaka's social media pictures.

Three Arsenal men up for awards - here's how to vote

Theo Walcott, Arsene Wenger and Granit Xhaka are all up for awards for September.

Arsenal new boy gushes about Gunners, fans and London

New boy, Granit Xhaka, has been speaking to Sky Sports about his time at Arsenal so far.

Xhaka reacts to playing against his brother and former side

Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka
Playing against your brother is just like waiting for a bus - nothing for ages and then two in the space of a few months.

In focus: Xhaka’s pass map, stats, best photos + highlights v...

Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka
Granit Xhaka got a start against Basel in the Champions League in light of Francis Coquelin's injury and the Swiss set about impressing against his old side.

Tactics: Why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at...

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In the first of his regular post-match tactics pieces, Amrit Rae explains why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

Xhaka reveals his "childhood dream" ahead of Arsenal v Basel

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Granit Xhaka's older brother, Taulant, says that facing Arsenal with Basel will be a childhood dream come true.

What does Arsene Wenger do with Aaron Ramsey when he's fit?

Arsenal's 3-0 battering of Chelsea at the weekend was as welcome as it was overdue. However, the nature of it has presented Arsène Wenger with a minor conundrum. Namely, just where will Aaron Ramsey fit in when he returns from injury?

New Arsenal signings + Mesut Ozil pose for celebratory selfie after...

Mesut Ozil has already taken to Twitter to share a selfie of himself, Granit Xhaka, Lucas and Shkodran Mustafi in the dressing room at the Emirates, celebrating a brilliant win over Chelsea.

Mesut Ozil gives his verdict on Mustafi and Xhaka

Mesut Ozil has been speaking to the Arsenal programme ahead of the Chelsea game, and praised two of the new boys, Shkodran Mustafi and Granit Xhaka.

Watch: Mesut Ozil terrible at shooting challenge

Santi Cazorla casually stormed Copa90's five shot challenge, while Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka... well, you'll see.

Watch: Arsenal new boy attempts iconic goal - does he succeed?

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Granit Xhaka had a go at recreating Dejan Stankovic's Champions League goal for Inter Milan.

Why Granit Xhaka would make Chelsea think twice about sitting back

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It is a thankless task writing about football, or any sport come to that.

Watch: Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Granit Xhaka v Nottingham Forest

Jeff Reine-Adelaide was handed a start in Arsenal’s League Cup side as they thrashed Nottingham Forest 4-0 on Tuesday night while Granit Xhaka delivered another thunderba**ard for the second game in a row.

Uncoachable Xhaka, indifferent Lucas and more things we learned from Arsenal’s...

Arsenal spanked four past Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, the first time they’d scored four in back-to-back games since 2015, so what did we learn?

Watch: All Arsenal’s great goals against Nottingham Forest

Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Nottingham Forest wasn’t on TV in the UK because, you know, morons. Here are all the goals.

With goals: Xhaka goes BOOM, Lucas dazzles as Arsenal beat Nottingham...

Arsenal’s League Cup side of 2016 won comfortably against Arsenal’s League Cup side of 2010 to progress to the next round of the sponsorless cup.

Defender congratulates 'bro' Granit Xhaka on wondergoal

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Shkodran Mustafi congratulated Granit Xhaka on his goal on Saturday against Hull City.

Granit Xhaka: I will remember this goal forever

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Granit Xhaka arrived in the Premier League in style on Saturday against Hull as he spanked home a belter after coming on as a second half sub and it's a goal he will never forget

Why is Granit Xhaka not starting for Arsenal?

Since his big-money switch from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, the talented Swiss international has only started two matches this season (Leicester and Watford, both away) - leading to questions as to whether there's a specific reason why he's constantly featuring off the bench.

Xhaka hopes goal will be first of many to ‘please the...

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Granit Xhaka is hoping that his thunderbolt against Hull will be the first of many as he looks to ingratiate himself with the Arsenal faithful.

Arsenal midfielder shows it's not only fans who shout SHOOT!

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Francis Coquelin said he was "screaming at Granit to shoot" in the seconds leading up to the Swiss midfielder's excellent strike from distance against Mike Phelan's side on Saturday.

Arsenal fans frustrated as Wenger backs midfield duo

Arsenal fans are beginning to fret at the news that Arsene Wenger could stick with Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla in midfield against Hull on Saturday.

Wenger admits he prefers Arsenal new boy as box-to-box midfielder

Arsene Wenger admits that he prefers Granit Xhaka as a box-to-box midfielder.

Long read: How Wenger can get the best out of this...

Now that the chaos of the transfer window is behind us, and Arsenal have played a couple of games will all of our new players available for selection, what can we ascertain from both the starting XIs that were picked and how they were deployed tactically?

Thursday Arsenal recap – Secret striker, scouts are out, Granit Xhaka’s...

Did you know Shkodran Mustafi used to be a striker, that Arsenal were supposed to sign Adrien Rabiot or that you can't appeal yellow cards? Then read on.

Arsenal new boy anxious not to repeat mistakes

Granit Xhaka revealed to Arsenal Magazine that at Borussia Mönchengladbach, he put too much pressure on himself and he doesn't want to repeat that now.

Arsenal new boy: I'm so proud to play for this club

During Granit Xhaka's 'Twitter takeover' the midfielder revealed just how proud he is to play for a club like Arsenal.

Arsenal new boy praises 'passionate' draw against PSG

Granit Xhaka has praised Arsenal's passionate draw against PSG on Tuesday night.

Wenger refuses to criticise Xhaka for red card despite journo bait

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning and they tried to get him to criticise Granit Xhaka after the midfielder was sent off for Switzerland against Portugal.

Granit Xhaka’s father demands apology for his son

Granit Xhaka’s father, Ragip, has demanded an apology for his son after he was called a ‘traitor’ for not opting to play for Switzerland.

Xhaka travels back to London with his girlfriend as Wenger seems...

Granit Xhaka has returned to Arsenal safe in the knowledge that his red card for Switzerland means that instead of heading on international duty next month, he'll be able to have a holiday.

Arsenal Wednesday recap: Xhaka v FIFA – Xhaka wins, Arsenal used...

There wasn’t much going on on Wednesday as we enter the tail end of the interlull but much of what did happen involved Granit Xhaka who seems like he’s going to be a headline-making machine all by himself.

FIFA statement proves Granit Xhaka right after move blocked

FIFA have issued a statement clarifying the situation of players who wanted to play for Kosovo but had represented other nations and it has proven Granit Xhaka right in his assertion that they’ve blocked him from changing.

Granit Xhaka thanks fans for support despite red card

Granit Xhaka thanked fans for their support after Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night in a match which saw the Arsenal man pick up another red card.

Watch: Granit Xhaka’s great balls and terrible tackle

Granit Xhaka picked up another red card (two yellows) for his country as Switzerland beat Portugal 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Why Arsenal new boy is a liability Gunners can afford

Granit Xhaka has picked up another red card during Switzerland's 2-0 triumph over Portugal.

Tuesday Arsenal recap – Agent Mesut Ozil, another new striker, Fifa...

The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea all overpaid for major signings but...

The CIES Football Observatory have ranked Granit Xhaka’s sale to Arsenal as the fifth best of the summer meaning Arsenal paid a lot more than they should have for him given his current market value.

‘Granit Xhaka is a playboy’

Currently on international duty with Switzerland, some of Granit Xhaka’s teammates were asked to complete the following sentence – ‘Granit is a…’

Arsenal's new €45m man: I understand nothing at all

Granit Xhaka has admitted that he is taking English lessons because he understands ‘nothing at all’ when people talk.

Granit Xhaka admits hanging up on Wenger when he first called

Granit Xhaka has admitted that when Arsene Wenger first phoned him he was worried that it was his friend playing a trick on him and hung up.

Saturday Arsenal recap – Mustafi’s dad, Xhaka wants to learn from...

Saturday was one of the quietest days we've had for a while - I blame the interlull + close of the transfer window.

'I want to learn from Ozil, Cazorla and Alexis' claims new...

Granit Xhaka seems to be a big fan of Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez and insists that he can learn from them while at Arsenal.

Arsenal new boys + youngsters set to face PSG in Champions...

The Arsenal squad set to face PSG on the 13th of September has been announced and there are a couple of - sort of - surprises.

Watch: New Arsenal signing makes brilliant start with perfect balls

Granit Xhaka is basically a magician and this video proves it.

'It makes me mad!' says Arsenal's new bumper signing

Since leaving Arsenal on international duty, Granit Xhaka has done a lot of talking to the press.

Xhaka talks pure Arsenal excitement, Wenger, training, urine samples, fat tests...

Granit Xhaka has been speaking to the press in Switzerland while on international duty and has revealed that he hasn’t spoken much to Arsene Wenger since he signed for the club earlier in the summer but seems blown away by everything.

Arsenal new £38m man upsets more people

At this point you have to feel a little sorry for Granit Xhaka, as every time he opens his mouth about his international situation, he seems to annoy someone else.

Tuesday Arsenal recap: New signing in, Wilshere out, Gnabry out, everybody...

You can definitely tell that transfer deadline day is just around the corner.

Episode 58: Discussing Granit Xhaka's Exquisite Balls + new signings and...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Helen and Anita to discuss the weekend win over Watford, Arsenal's imminent new signings, and reflect on a week without any bad news.

Granit Xhaka ‘I will do whatever I can to play for...

Currently on international duty with Switzerland, it seems as if Granit Xhaka has issued a statement saying he will do whatever he can to get to play for Kosovo.

Xhaka's father comes out fighting as Granit's international situation gets messy

Granit Xhaka’s father, Ragip, has hit out at people calling his son a ‘traitor’ for not switching from Switzerland to Kosovo.

Arsenal shorts – Perez lands, Wenger set for deadline day trip...

Here’s a round up of the Arsenal-related bits and pieces that we came across yesterday but didn’t have the time (or people-power) to cover fully.

Arsenal lightweight star out-tackling Granit Xhaka in surprising stats

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One of the main criticisms levelled at Theo Walcott is that he doesn’t work hard enough unless he’s due a new contract, but is he working to change that?

'He reminds me of Arsenal legend' Wenger hails new boy's balls

Arsene Wenger has drawn comparisons between Arsenal new boy, Granit Xhaka, and midfield legend, Emmanuel Petit.

Exclusive Granit Xhaka wallpaper and social media covers

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Player ratings: Alexis, Xhaka and Ozil shine during Arsenal’s triumph v...

Alex Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka were absolutely brilliant during Arsenal's first win of the season against Watford.

Player focus: Granit Xhaka shows off his great balls

Granit Xhaka announced himself to the watching world on Saturday when he displayed his vast, precise and incisive range of passing, his ability to read the game, position himself for maximum effect and generally act like the midfielder we've been crying about needing for around 10 years.

Arsenal star can't wait to face Basel man in 'special' Champions...

Granit Xhaka is looking forward to facing his brother, Taulant, when Arsenal face Basel in the Champions League.

'I'm a leader' - Could Arsenal new boy be captain? (video)

Arsene Wenger recently described new boy Granit Xhaka as a leader and now the man himself also claims this.

Player focus: Xhaka first start full of promise as he stars...

The Swiss midfielder got his first start for the Arsenal and did not disappoint.

Granit Xhaka invited to play for Kosovo and they expect him...

Granit Xhaka is one of a number of big name players who have been invited to play for Kosovo after they were finally granted FIFA status in May this year.

Monday Arsenal recap: Liverpool fall-out, Ramsey ruled out, surprising stats +...

Monday was all about the fall-out from Arsenal's 4-3 loss against Liverpool.

Wenger: Xhaka needs more time

Following our 4-3 defeat at the hands of Liverpool on Sunday, Arsene Wenger admitted that Granit Xhaka needs more time and perhaps he pushed Aaron Ramsey when he shouldn't.

Stat: Arsenal new boy reckless against Liverpool

To Arsenal fans' surprise, Granit Xhaka didn't start against Liverpool but when he came on with 24 minutes left to play, he made his mark on the game.

Thursday Arsenal recap: Mustafi almost done, Mahrez merry-go-round + more

Thursday's headlines were dominated by the news that Shkodran Mustafi's agent confirmed an agreement between his client and Arsenal but other stuff happened to, believe it or not.

Arsenal signing: I can't wait to play with Mesut Ozil

Granit Xhaka recently sang Mesut Ozil's praises, claiming that he can't wait to play alongside him and that the playmaker is the best no.10 in the world.

Watch: New signing excites Arsenal fans during pre-season

Despite only signing for us weeks ago, Granit Xhaka has slotted into the Arsenal team as if he was always meant to be there.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Arsenal's new world class star explains his initiation song

When a video of Granit Xhaka singing his Arsenal initiation song appeared on the internet, it was awful. Here's what it is all about.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Arsenal turn to Alexis Sanchez to take on striker duties -...

According to someone who was actually at the recent Arsenal training session, Alexis Sanchez is playing as a makeshift striker.

Wenger confirms three key players are fit to play Manchester City

Arsene Wenger has ridden in on his white horse and delivered the news that we've all been waiting for... no, not THAT news, we haven't signed a striker yet, but Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka are all fit and set to play against Manchester City.

Arsenal's new signing hails 'fun' teammates

New midfielder, Granit Xhaka, hailed his new Arsenal teammates recently, claiming that they're fun but also serious when they have to be.

Stats: Proof that Arsenal midfielder is one of the best

Granit Xhaka has been named in WhoScored.com's top XI newcomers this summer after signing for Arsenal.

Long read: Chivas victory shows Arsenal what they’ve been missing

Yes. I am one of those weirdo's that stayed up to watch a 3-1 win in a meaningless pre-season friendly that didn't finish until 4am UK time. And it was worth it.

‘Liverpool never contacted me, Arsenal is right for me’ says 23-year-old...

Granit Xhaka has denied ever speaking to Liverpool or Jurgen Klopp about a potential move to Anfield despite wide press coverage claiming he was their ‘number one target.’

Friday Arsenal recap – Wenger confirms hunt for striker, Mustafi and...

On Friday, we beat the MLS All-Stars, Wenger confirmed we'd be signing a new attacking option and we dug into the latest with the Mahrez and Mustafi rumours.

Wenger hails two new signings

Arsene Wenger has hailed his two new signings, Granit Xhaka and Rob Holding, following Arsenal's pre-season win over the MLS All-Stars.

What we learnt: Arsenal vs MLS All-Stars

As Stephen Bradley already wrote this morning, we shouldn't read too much into what was partly an exhibition game for the MLS and partly an exercise in developing match fitness for Arsenal.

Player ratings v MLS All-Stars – Xhaka shines as Wilshere disappoints

It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.

Watch: Xhaka sings his Arsenal initiation song and it’s awful!

As you probably know, it is a tradition at most football clubs that the new boy has to get up on a chair and sing a song in front of his teammates.

Invincible has warning for Xhaka

Jens Lehmann has issued a warning to new signing Granit Xhaka.

Thursday recap: Icardi says no, Higuain twist, Xhaka appears + more

With Arsenal set to face RC Lens on Friday, there was news and gossip a-plenty floating around on Thursday.

Who will get the nod v RC Lens? Arsenal train ahead...

A mixture of Arsenal players, senior and youth, trained ahead of our Friday clash with French club, RC Lens. So, who will get the nod to start?

Look: Arsenal's new signing rocks up at London Colney

Arsene Wenger hailed Granit Xhaka's ability in just about every area of the pitch and, coincidentally, the Switzerland international rocked up at London Colney smiling from ear-to-ear.

Arsenal defender deal done, Bellerin agent mischief + more

With no actual football to talk about, real news is still very hard to come by out there. Over the course of the past 24...

‘It’s Arsenal Football Club, we know we’re going to sign quality...

Francis Coquelin has been the latest to sing the praises of Arsenal new boy, Granit Xhaka, as he reveals it will be the ‘details’ that make the difference next season.

‘It’ll be a joy to help him settle in at Arsenal’

Per Mertesacker can’t wait to help Granit Xhaka fulfil his potential at Arsenal, claiming it will be a ‘joy’ to help him.

What does Arsenal's transfer history teach us?

For many Arsenal fans, the summer transfer window is like an establishing shot from a Clint Eastwood western.

Friday recap: Arsenal midfielder deal confirmed, coach signed, targets missed +...

Well, here we are, another Arsenal-less weekend with nothing much but nonsense to discuss.

‘I joined Arsenal because they’re the best team in the world’...

Granit Xhaka has revealed that he joined Arsenal because ‘they’re the best team in the world’.

Euros highlight Arsenal’s tactical questions

So; the summer's international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France's Portugal. Some reputations have been enhanced and others, particularly managers, have been...

Why Arsenal fans shouldn’t panic about lack of transfers

Everywhere you look, there are Gooners panicking about our 'lack' of transfer activity.

Five reasons why Arsenal transfers fail

With silly season in full swing and the Twitter keyboard warriors in fine voice, there are some key things we need to keep in mind if we're going to get through this summer without attacking each other: transfers do fail and it's not always Arsenal's fault.

Monday recap: Alexis love, Xhaka in London, Lacazette + more

Daily Cannon spent Monday basking in the ambiance of Alexis Sanchez's Copa America win with Chile, as well as sifting through the usual gossip.

Look: Arsenal's new signing visits the Emirates

Granit Xhaka finally had a chance to visit the Emirates as an Arsenal player for the first time on Monday.

Germany's Twitter account makes dig at off English football

Despite both Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil putting in a decent shift during the Euros so far, they also have something else in common: they've both missed penalties.

Weekend recap: Arsenal players paying the penalty + Lukaku and more

Before I start this I’m going to be honest – I couldn’t have cared less about what was going on in the world of...

Granit Xhaka defiant after penalty miss - I'll still step up!

Granit Xhaka has no plans to shirk his penalty taking responsibilities despite missing for his country and costing them a place in the quarter finals in France.

Stoke man defends Granit Xhaka after horror penalty miss

Stoke's Xherdan Shaqiri has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal midfielder blasted his penalty wide, costing his country a place in the quarter finals.

Saturday Arsenal recap: One in, one out

Things have, perhaps not unexpectedly been a bit quite over the last few days. With no actual football to talk about and the UK tearing...

Xhaka’s Switzerland knocked out after penalty drama

Granit Xhaka and his Switzerland team-mates have been knocked out of this summer's European Championships, following a nerve-racking defeat on penalties against a well-drilled Poland side in the first knockout fixture of the tournament.

Fact check: Do Arsenal really have a massive transfer kitty?

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How much does Arsene Wenger *really* have to spend?

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea men among 10 best at Euro 2016

Mesut Ozil and new boy Granit Xhaka have been named in the top ten best performing players at this year's Euros so far.

Old Arsenal favourites re-emerge as the Vardy hokey-cokey continues

So another week of multi-continental international football loveliness has been and gone, with bugger all real news on the Arsenal front.

Arsenal Twitter ‘not impressed’ by Neil Lennon’s Xhaka jibe

Hibernian manager, Neil Lennon, clearly wasn't in his right mind when he claimed that he wasn't impressed by Granit Xhaka on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Sunday recap: Wenger on Vardy, Rooney loves Wilshere + link to...

It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.

Arsenal pass-master impresses again

It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.

Midfielder hails Arsenal's 'top quality' new signing

Watford midfielder, Valon Behrami, has sung his Swiss compatriot, Granit Xhaka's praises.

'We were a smaller club than Manchester United'

Granit Xhaka hasn’t played a single minute for Arsenal but Gooners everywhere have already fallen in love with him for a number of reasons.

Wednesday recap: Fixture list, Mkhitaryan, Euros and more

Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.

Arsenal new boy puts in another huge performance for his country

Granit Xhaka, once again, put in a superb performance for Switzerland in their 1-1 draw against Romania.

Wenger’s early transfer moves pleasing for fans

It promises to be an exciting summer for Arsenal fans if the first few weeks of the transfer window are anything to go by.

Long read: Arsenal fans freak out as transfer market killed by...

Inevitably, in the absence of the potential Vardy transfer meeting deadlines guessed at by journalists, the vacuum of news has been gleefully filled by anyone with a desire to sell stories. Regardless of whether or not there is a story to sell.

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...

‘He’s top-class, he’ll do Arsenal a lot of good’

One of the most exciting things about this year’s Euros is watching Granit Xhaka knowing that he’s an Arsenal player and Johan Djourou has said he'll fit in just right at Arsenal.

Xhaka’s mum wears shirt supporting both sons as they play each...

Mama Xhaka opted for a shirt that blended both national flags of her sons in a manner reminiscent of half-and-half scarves.

What was all the fuss about Granit Xhaka’s Switzerland performance? See...

Granit Xhaka made his first competitive appearance as an Arsenal player when Switzerland beat Albania 1-0 on Saturday. Watch his impressive performance here.

Saturday recap – England go Spursy, Rodriguez goes to Arsenal?

Everything worth talking about from Saturday.

Player focus: Xhaka – Tenacious, influential and convincing

Granit Xhaka made his 44th international appearnce against Albania in Saturday's Group A encounter - but all of the pre-match analysis surrounded the sibling rivalry between...

Xhaka helps Switzerland make history

Granit Xhaka lined up alongside former Arsenal man Johan Djourou (Senderos was not included) as they defeated his brother’s Albania in the second game of this year’s Euros.

Granit Xhaka in astonishing wage admission

Granit Xhaka, and his brother Taulant have revealed that they still give a whopping 80% of their wages to their parents.

Wednesday recap: Another new midfielder + Mkhitaryan, Mahrez, Vardy, more

Another day, another load of rumours, but this time it seems like we might have something concrete to report.

Xhaka on facing his brother at the Euros

Granit Xhaka is set to face his brother, Taulant, when the Euros kick-off with Switzerland and Albania both in Group A.

Granit Xhaka delivers message Jamie Vardy should pay attention to

According to Granit Xhaka, Arsene Wenger urged him to join Arsenal by telling him it is ‘paradise’ at the club while also delivering a message Jamie Vardy should heed.

Monday recap: Vardy transfer saga drags out

Monday's headlines were mostly full of the news that Jamie Vardy is probably becoming an Arsenal player but we're still not 100% sure.

Xhaka and Vardy and more to follow? Times they are a'...

As someone who writes a weekly column about club football, the early summer months are often a talking point dead zone.

Look: Arsenal new boy poses with rumoured target - again

Granit Xhaka is on his way to France for Euro 2016 with his Swiss team-mates, including Arsenal target, Ricardo Rodriguez.

Look: Picture of Vardy in Arsenal kit emerges

Jamie Vardy's potential transfer to Arsenal is currently the talk of the town, so much so that someone actually took actual time out of their day to photoshop him into our kit.

Watch: Xhaka’s Switzerland highlights v Moldova

Granit Xhaka started and played 70 minutes as the Swiss lost 1-2 against Moldova.

Arsenal's new boy shows his hard side

Granit Xhaka starred in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Moldova and got booked after just 10 minutes in a friendly.

Manchester City announce Ilkay Gundogan, rip off Arsenal

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Manchester City announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan on Thursday but the way in which they chose to do it on social media was a little... familiar.

Watch: Xhaka’s brother scared by ‘monster’

You probably know that Arsenal new boy, Granit Xhaka, has a brother who also plays football. Here he is being spooked by a teammate

Arsenal players at the Euros – who’s in, who’s not

With all 24 squads now confirmed for the Euros, let’s take a look at the Arsenal interest at this summer’s tournament.

Xhaka changes his Arsenal shirt number to 29

Arsenal have revealed that Granit Xhaka will wear the number 29 next season and not 16 as they previously announced.

Look: Arsenal's newest star fuels speculation over Bundesliga left-back

Granit Xhaka is already out there potentially tapping up new players for Arsenal.

Watch: Arsenal new boy makes stunning pass

It's understandable that, until we get to see Granit Xhaka play for Arsenal next season, Gooners everywhere are going to be on #XhakaWatch over the course of Euro 2016.

Granit Xhaka – destroying Arsenal’s pansy reputation

If we successfully convince everyone that we have a destroyer who will take everything they throw at us and return it twice as hard, maybe we won't even need a destroyer after all.

CONFIRMED: Xhaka's shirt number announced, NOT 34

Despite everyone thinking that Granit Xhaka would be getting the number 34 shirt that he wore in Germany, Arsenal have announced that he will take Aaron Ramsey's 16 after the Welshman moved to 8.

Basel get £5m windfall after Xhaka transfer to Arsenal

Swiss side, FC Basel, are set to rake in around £5m (7.6m Swiss Francs) from the transfer of Granit Xhaka to Arsenal.

Arsenal deadwood replaced by Granit

I think we'd all prefer that Arsenal were seen to to be a bit more proactive in the transfer market, but a signing sealed and delivered before the end of May?

Gladbach: Why we sold Xhaka to Arsenal

Borussia Monchengladbach’s director, Max Erbel, has admitted that they couldn’t refuse Arsenal’s offer for Granit Xhaka as it will allow them to purchase 'sensible additions' (plural).

Timeline: How Arsenal took a year to land Granit Xhaka

Arsenal finally announced the signing of their first summer recruit on Wednesday when they made the Granit Xhaka deal official. Here's how it took a year for them to get their man.

Xhaka: Arsenal wanted me last summer, I had to keep my...

Granit Xhaka was officially announced as an Arsenal player on Wednesday and the player has already been giving interviews to the media in his home country about the move.

Granit Xhaka Arsenal contract details

With the Granit Xhaka deal now official, people started wondering who the next signing would be. I didn't. I wanted to know how long we were signing him for, what it was costing the club, and how much he was going to get paid.

Xhaka ‘It’s an honour for me to wear the Arsenal jersey’

Granit Xhaka wasted no time in delivering his own statement about joining Arsenal after the club announced his arrival.

Official: Arsenal sign Granit Xhaka

Although we've known that the 23-year-old is coming to north London for a little while now, Arsenal have finally got their backsides in gear and announced the signing.

Arsenal signing set to be announced

Arsenal are set to announce to signing of Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder, Granit Xhaka, in the next 48 hours.

Will Xhaka provide the Granit that Arsenal needs?

As the dust settles following an ultimately disappointing campaign, compounded by a mediocre Manchester United equaling our FA Cup record, once again, it is look-to-the-future time.

Xhaka’s Arsenal shirt number leaked, plus 3 other shirt number changes

The guy who leaked the photos of Granit Xhaka posing for his official Arsenal photoshoot claims that there will be three shirt changes when the new season starts and that Xhaka will wear the number 34.

Skills: Watch Arsenal’s new boy, Granit Xhaka, in action

So it's just a few steps away from being official - Granit Xhaka is an Arsenal player.

Reliable report: Arsenal agree £30m for Xhaka

The BBC's David Ornstein has confirmed that an agreement between Arsenal and Borussia Monchengladbach for midfielder Granit Xhaka has been met.

Update: Xhaka likes picture of Arsenal shirt with his name on...

Granit Xhaka is either coming to Arsenal or he's having a proper laugh at our expense.

Xhaka flies to London, admits he wants to complete Arsenal move...

Granit Xhaka has reportedly flown to London after he admitted to a Swiss radio station (FM1) on Thursday that he wanted a deal to be completed before the Euros in June.

Will Arsenal fans ever be happy?

One of the first things you learn in life as an adult, is that you can't please everyone at the same time.

Groundhog day for Arsenal fans - Have Gunners ruined chances of...

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Reports are suddenly emerging from Germany that Arsenal have made a bid for Granit Xhaka but it's far, far too little.

Translated: Xhaka interview on Premier League “dream” and Arsenal talks

Currently with Borussia Mönchengladbach during a post-season trip to Switzerland, Granit Xhaka has been speaking candidly about his future.

Latest: Xhaka bid finally confirmed by Borussia Mönchengladbach

Max Eberl has finally confirmed that Borussia Mönchengladbach have received a concrete offer for midfielder Granit Xhaka.

Xhaka gives transfer update as he says 'Gladbach circle is complete'

Arsenal target Granit Xhaka still appears to be edging towards his summer transfer, with the Swiss midfielder's latest quotes being reported by Bild on Wednesday.

Arsenal Xhaka fee would smash Swiss record

If Arsenal land Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach, they would set a new record for the most money paid for a Swiss player.

5 things Arsenal's Xhaka bid proves

After news broke of Arsenal's reported €50m bid for Granit Xhaka earlier this week, much of the focus went towards how he would fit into the team and how other players may or may not be better purchases.

Video: Granit Xhaka highlights - why Arsenal could pay £34m for...

Arsenal have been heavily linked with Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, so what's he like?

€50m Arsenal target says he wants move sealed before Euro 2016

Arsenal target Granit Xhaka has admitted on Wednesday he is eager to learn where his future lies.

Reliable reports in England and Germany say Arsenal are set to...

After a lot of talk, Arsenal are closing in on a deal to sign Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka.

Bundesliga club: We fill fight for Arsenal target

Borussia Monchengladbach sound as if they've accepted defeat and realise that midfielder, Granit Xhaka, will be leaving for better opportunities this summer.

Arsenal submit €43m bid for midfielder - report

Arsenal have reportedly submitted a bid of €43m for Granit Xhaka.

Arsenal close in on Xhaka – report

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder, Granit Xhaka.

Bayern Munich look to ruin Arsenal's summer with transfer bid

Heavily linked with Granit Xhaka, many Arsenal fans are hoping the Swiss arrives this summer to solve our midfield woes.

Gladbach chief confirms Arsenal haven't bid for £34m midfielder

Arsenal are being heavily linked with a move for Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka, but officials at the German club have confirmed there's been no movement on a transfer yet.

Arsenal bid for midfielder days after Wenger denial – report

Despite Arsene Wenger denying that Arsenal are interested in Granit Xhaka at this moment in time just days ago, the media are now reporting that we've submitted a £24m bid for the midfielder... a likely story... not.

Wenger denies wanting €43m midfielder

There are rumours both in Germany and England that Granit Xhaka could be on his way to Arsenal but Arsène Wenger isn't giving anything away just yet.

Wenger reveals he has a 'little list' of transfer targets

Wenger sheds light on those Granit Xhaka rumours.

How transfer rumours help Arsenal's ticket sales

How transfer rumours can actually benefit Arsenal.

Wenger meets up with agent as Arsenal bid £34m for midfielder

Despite the promising performances of Mohamed Elneny, Arsenal are still expected to chase a midfield signing this summer. Midfield options Mathieu Flamini and Mikel Arteta...

Sporting director 'amused' by Arsenal's rumoured £37m offer

Borussia Mönchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has denied that Arsenal have mad a bid for Granit Xhaka. Rumours earlier this week were sparked by an...

Bundesliga Midfielder jokes: I want number 34 shirt at Arsenal!

Supposed Arsenal target, Granit Xhaka, has made light of the rumours surrounding his move to north London. The Borussia Monchengladbach man joked with German magazine, Tor Fabrik,...

Midfielder's father hints at Arsenal interest

Granit Xhaka's father, Ragip Xhaka, has refused to rule out a move to Arsenal during the January transfer window. The defensive midfielder, who currently plays for Borussia...

Arsenal look to bring in Bundesliga midfielder to bolster squad –...

Arsenal are reportedly looked towards the Bundesliga to sort out our midfield problems. Namely, 23-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka. The Swiss player has already made 22...

Arsenal watching €30m Bundesliga man

For any regular watchers of the Bundesliga, Granit Xhaka has quite the reputation. A very talented playmaker who sits at the base of the Borussia...