Tag: Valon Behrami

"I immediately called Xhaka": Swiss star explains his reaction to forced...

Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates scoring during their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)
Valon Behrami has revealed that his immediate response to learning he'd be forced out of his national team was to call Granit Xhaka and give the Arsenal man his support.

Another Arsenal player to be 'forced' to retire from his national...

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Vladimir Petkovic, Head coach of Switzerland congratulates Stephan Lichtsteiner of Switzerland following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at Rostov Arena on June 17, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Journalists in the Swiss media expect national team manager Vladimir Petkovic to force Stephan Lichtsteiner, among others, out of the national team.

Midfielder hails Arsenal's 'top quality' new signing

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