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Granit Xhaka celebrates with Emile Smith Rowe after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Granit Xhaka signs new Arsenal deal – report

Granit Xhaka has reportedly signed a new four-year deal with Arsenal.
Granit Xhaka celebrates after he scores to make it 1-1 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Mikel Arteta says 28-year-old will stay after move collapsed

After seeming destined to become a Roma player, Granit Xhaka's cat-like Arsenal career could well be set to continue.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Arsenal star set for u-turn signing new contract after exit links

Granit Xhaka is tired of waiting for AS Roma and could well renew his contract with Arsenal imminently, according to reports in Italy.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

Arsenal prepare to offer 28yo new contract

Arsenal are preparing to offer Granit Xhaka a new contract this summer, with AS Roma failing to make a suitable bid for him, according to reports.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Granit Xhaka looks dejected during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021. Copyright: Peter Powell

Arsenal 28yo's move to Serie A now on standby

The Italian media have finally conceded that Granit Xhaka's transfer to AS Roma is on standby until they can present a better offer to Arsenal.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

AS Roma could close deal for Arsenal 28yo at €20m

Granit Xhaka's move to AS Roma now only depends on sorting out the final details, with the Serie A club seemingly now willing to pay Arsenal's asking price.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Arsenal insist Roma pay the asking price for Granit Xhaka

Arsenal still feel that AS Roma have to pay up if they want Granit Xhaka, despite reports in Italy that a deal is getting closer.
Granit Xhaka Switzerland after the victory against France Bucharest Bucuresti Romania Copyright: JustPictures.ch/JustPicturesPlus

Arsenal prepared to complete Granit Xhaka sale now Sambi Lokonga has signed

AS Roma are finally preparing a new bid to sign Granit Xhaka, after failing with their approach of just waiting for Arsenal to accept their old one.
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Are Arsenal asking AS Roma for too much for Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka reportedly agreed a deal with AS Roma ages ago but the two clubs have not been able to find an agreement, so are Arsenal asking too much for the Swiss midfielder?
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AS Roma finally prepared to increase €15m offer for Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka may finally get his move with Roma prepared to blink first and offer more money than the €15m they've already put on the table.
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Granit Xhaka: I can learn Italian, many good schools in Rome

Granit Xhaka has admitted he doesn't speak Italian but there are many good schools in Rome where he can learn
Granit Xhaka arrives in Bad Ragaz.

"Arsenal know what I want to do" Midfielder all but confirms exit

Granit Xhaka all but confirmed he is set to join Roma when he was asked about the move during a Switzerland press conference.
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AS Roma to complete Xhaka deal when he exits Euro 2020

AS Roma will be free to complete the transfer of Granit Xhaka from Arsenal as soon as his participation at Euro 2020 ends, according to a report.
12.06.2021, Baku Olympic Stadium, Euro 2020: Wales - Switzerland, Granit Xhaka. Copyright: JustPictures.ch / JustPicturesPlus

Arsenal sale of 28yo almost done despite €15m rejected bid

A deal taking Granit Xhaka to AS Roma is 'almost there' despite Arsenal rejecting the Serie A club's latest bid, according to a report.
12.06.2021, Baku Olympic Stadium, Euro 2020: Wales - Switzerland, Granit Xhaka. Copyright: JustPictures.ch / JustPicturesPlus

Arsenal reject 3rd bid for 28yo

Arsenal and AS Roma still haven't reached a full agreement over a transfer fee for Granit Xhaka, after a third bid was rejected.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal applauds after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 30, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Granit Xhaka takes hefty pay cut to leave Arsenal and join Roma

Granit Xhaka appears to be taking a substantial paycut to leave Arsenal and sign for Jose Mourinho at Roma but will benefit from a tax break called the 'brain return'.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

Disappointing fee agreement reached as 28yo prepares to leave Arsenal

Arsenal and AS Roma have finally reached an agreement on a fee for Granit Xhaka's transfer, according to a report from Italy.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 28yo agrees 5-year deal to leave: Transfer for €18-20m soon

Granit Xhaka has agreed a contract with AS Roma and is expected to move for a fee of between €18m and €20m, according to a report.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Granit Xhaka looks dejected during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021. Copyright: Peter Powell

Complete agreement edging closer: Arsenal midfielder on verge of Roma move

AS Roma are trying to wrap up a deal to sign Granit Xhaka before the start of Switzerland's Euro 2020 campaign this weekend.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Roma hope to sign Arsenal star before Euros start, price around £15.5m

Granit Xhaka is edging closer to a move to Roma to join up with Jose Mourinho and the Italians want the deal finalised before the Euros start on Friday.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Richard Heathcote

1 Arsenal surgery, 2 awards, 2 new coaches, Napoli friendly & 14 transfer rumours

As football came to a close last weekend, actual news has been light on the ground, but here is a roundup of the top Arsenal news and gossip stories this week.
Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by MIKE EGERTON / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal 28yo likes idea of working with Jose Mourinho, long term deal offered

Working with Jose Mourinho would 'appeal' to Granit Xhaka according to Blick in Switzerland who interviewed the midfielder ahead of the Euros and then delivered some interesting information.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

AS Roma confident of signing Arsenal 28yo: Next few days decisive

AS Roma are confident of signing Granit Xhaka this summer, with developments in the saga expected sooner rather than later.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka warms up during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park, London, England on 19 May 2021. Copyright: Phil Duncan

€15m bid in: Jose Mourinho pushes to sign Granit Xhaka on the cheap

AS Roma are pushing to sign Granit Xhaka this summer, though their valuation remains some way off Arsenal's and they'd like the player himself to help out with that.

Arsenal set to offer 1-year extension to 29yo eyeing exit

Alexandre Lacazette's agent is in talks with teams from around Europe over a summer transfer, but Arsenal may offer him a one-year extension.
NAPLES, ITALY - NOVEMBER 29: Henrix Mkhitaryan of AS Roma during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

With Wenger, it was freedom: Mkhitaryan on changes at Arsenal under Emery

With three of his clubs and one former manager in the Europa League semi-finals, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been looking back on his time with Arsenal and Unai Emery.
Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal scores a header from very close range to make it 3-3 West Ham United v Arsenal. The London Stadium, London, UK - 21 Mar 2021. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Simon Dael/BPI/Shutterstock

3 top European clubs join race for Arsenal striker

Sevilla, AS Roma, and Atletico Madrid are among the growing list of teams monitoring Alexandre Lacazette's situation, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal looks dejected after conceding their sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal striker desire to be tested by Roma

Alexandre Lacazette seems on his way out of Arsenal this summer and Roma fancy their chances of signing him after Arsenal turned down a move for him in the summer.
NAPLES, ITALY - NOVEMBER 29: Henrix Mkhitaryan of AS Roma during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star gets punched during on-pitch brawl

Former Arsenal and Manchester United man, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, was on the end of a fist during his side's game against Young Boys in the Europa League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

AS Roma looking at Arsenal defender after Chris Smalling deal appears to fall through

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is a concrete option for AS Roma in the final hours on the transfer window, according to reports in Italy.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan after finalising his extension with AS Roma (Photo via ASRoma.com)

Financial details as Arsenal cancel Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s contract

Arsenal have cancelled Henrikh Mkhitaryan's contract so he can join Roma for free but the player had to pay for the pleasure: The details
Arsenal's German-born Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park in south London on January 11, 2020. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP / Getty Images)

AS Roma join Schalke in the race for Arsenal 27-year-old

Despite denials, foreign media outlets continue to insist that the likes of AS Roma and Schalke are in for Sead Kolasinac this summer.
PERUGIA, ITALY - JULY 31: Amadou Diawara of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AC Perugia and AS Roma at Stadio Renato Curi on July 31, 2019 in Perugia, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal consider swap deal with AS Roma: Torreira for 23-year-old midfielder

Arsenal hold an interest in AS Roma midfielder Amadou Diawara, potentially in a swap deal for Lucas Torreira, according to reports.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 23: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Lecce at Stadio Olimpico on February 23, 2020, in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee returns with positive performance

Henrikh Mkhitaryan put in a positive performance in his first game back for AS Roma following the restart of Italian football on Wednesday.
VERONA, ITALY - DECEMBER 01: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of As Roma celebrates after scoring the 1-3 goal during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AS Roma at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on December 1, 2019, in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

AS Roma coach confirms 'good possibility' Arsenal deal will happen

Paulo Fonseca reiterated his desire to keep Henrikh Mkhitaryan this week, amid growing rumours of a swap deal for Justin Kluivert.

Roma looking at Mkhitaryan swap after failing to convince Arsenal of another loan

AS Roma initially wanted Arsenal to extend the contract and loan deal of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but they're now looking at a swap deal instead, according to reports.
CAGLIARI, ITALY - MARCH 01: Justin Kluivert of Roma celebrates his goal 1-3 during the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and AS Roma at Sardegna Arena on March 1, 2020 in Cagliari, Italy. (Photo by Enrico Locci/Getty Images)

Arsenal express strong interest in swap deal for Serie A winger

Arsenal expressed a strong appreciation for Justin Kluivert in negotiations with AS Roma for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to reports in Italy.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 23: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Lecce at Stadio Olimpico on February 23, 2020, in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal could swap Henrikh Mkhitaryan for AS Roma winger

Arsenal could exchange Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Justin Kluivert in a swap deal plus cash with AS Roma, according to reports in Italy.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 23: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between AS Roma and US Lecce at Stadio Olimpico on February 23, 2020, in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal loanee admits he'd like to join his new club permanently

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he took no time at all to settle in with AS Roma, and he'd like the chance to stay with the Serie A club after this summer.
LECCE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 29: Henrick Mkhitaryan of Roma reacts during the Serie A match between US Lecce and AS Roma at Stadio Via del Mare on September 29, 2019 in Lecce, Italy. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)

AS Roma and Arsenal still a way apart on Mkhitaryan valuation

AS Roma and Arsenal are still a way apart in terms of their respective valuations of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to reports in Italy.