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

Hard to argue with that logic, really.

The Swiss midfielder was mobbed by Arsenal fans after training in Kosovo during his summer break. He was asked by a reporter ‘why did you join Arsenal’ and his reply was filmed for all to hear:

Xhaka has previously described the move as a ‘dream come true’ and will be looking to impress in his first season in England as much as he did for his country during the Euros.

We don’t mention his penalty.

Shut up.

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