Granit Xhaka plays for Arsenal Football Club. The Swiss midfielder arrived at Arsenal in 2016 from Borussia Mönchengladbach for £40.5m and earns around £100,000-per-week or £5,200,000-per-year. Xhaka wears the number 34 shirt. He was born September 27, 1992. Xhaka is married to Leonita Lekaj.
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Per Mertesacker hopes Granit Xhaka won't be punished for his actions in Switzerland's match against Serbia, arguing that Switzerland need him to progress.
Granit Xhaka won the Man of the Match award as Switzerland beat Serbia on Friday, but he was involved in a few controversial incidents.
Granit Xhaka won't hold back if he gets the chance to face his Arsenal teammates when Switzerland face Brazil on Monday.
Bukayo Saka made a fantastic start to his World Cup career on Monday, and a few of his Arsenal teammates past and present were watching on.
Alan Shearer has named a couple of Arsenal players in his Premier League Team of the Season so far, as well as picking Mikel Arteta as manager.
Following the final World Cup call-ups on Monday, Arsenal's internationals have learned their shirt numbers for the tournament.
Granit Xhaka asked to be taken off early in Arsenal's game against Wolves on Saturday evening and it seems he wasn't the only player to feel ill.
Granit Xhaka has become the fourth Arsenal player called up for the World Cup, making the Switzerland squad on Wednesday.
Granit Xhaka spoke like a true Arsenal fan after the Gunners beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge to retake top spot in the Premier League with just two to play before the World Cup break.
Granit Xhaka has been nominated for Premier League Player of the Month for October, along with seven others.
Granit Xhaka says he's proud to have played his 200th Premier League game for Arsenal and he hopes there's still more to come.
Even the Italian media have given up on linking Granit Xhaka with a move away from Arsenal, calling him "non-transferable".
Matt Turner joked that Granit Xhaka's right leg is usually just for standing, after the midfielder scored a nice half-volley with his weak foot on Thursday.
Mikel Arteta hailed Granit Xhaka after Arsenal sealed qualification for the knock-out rounds of the Europa League as the Swiss midfielder's transformation continues.
Arsenal stretched their winning run to eight when they beat Ruud van Nistelrooy's PSV Eindhoven on Thursday night in their rearranged Europa League game.
Some PSV fans seemed to take losing to Arsenal in the Europa League quite badly with reports of seats being ripped out and images of a flare that was reportedly aimed at Arsenal supporters.
Two Arsenal players are at risk of a domestic suspension due to an accumulation of yellow cards and it speaks to Granit Xhaka's reformation that he is not one of them.
The FA have reportedly already spoken to Gabriel Magalhaes after Sunday's game against Liverpool saw a flashpoint involving the defender, Jordan Henderson and Granit Xhaka.
Granit Xhaka believes Gabriel Martinelli has all the tools to be one of the best around, as the winger continues to impress this season.
Granit Xhaka won Arsenal's Player of the Month award for September, taking a huge share of the fan vote in the end.
William Saliba and Granit Xhaka both made the BBC's Premier League Team of the Week after their north London derby performances.
Join Stephen Bradley as he analyses Arsenal's thumping 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and how Mikel Arteta has found a role for Granit Xhaka that lets him thrive.
Granit Xhaka shared a joke with Gabriel Jesus after winning the Man of the Match award for his north London derby performance on Saturday.
Arsenal have named the four nominees for their latest Player of the Month award, but there appears to be a clear favourite from the early voting.
13 Arsenal players were called up for the international break in September, with 10 featuring on the pitch. Let's take a look at their results.
Granit Xhaka put in another strong individual performance on Saturday, this time for Switzerland as they upset Spain.
Granit Xhaka admits it was special to hear the Arsenal fans singing his name after their win over Brentford at the weekend.
Arsenal players featured heavily across the various Teams of the Week following a comfortable win over Brentford at the weekend.
Granit Xhaka believes we should forget William Saliba's own goal because the defender is a proper leader with a lot of quality.
Two Arsenal players featured across the BBC, Premier League, and WhoScored Teams of the Week for the latest round of fixtures.
Granit Xhaka and Gabriel Jesus will act as Arsenal's vice-captains this season, supporting Martin Odegaard in the main role.
Granit Xhaka is relishing life in a new position after grabbing a goal and an assist as Arsenal beat Leicester 4-2 at the Emirates but Mikel Arteta has said that Fabio Vieira will also play in that role.
The FA's probe into betting patterns around a yellow card picked up by Granit Xhaka was passed on to the National Crime Agency a few months ago after a six month investigation and the NCA are now probing links to the Albanian mafia.
Marquinhos' impressive debut for the Arsenal u21s seemingly reflects his performances in training, with Granit Xhaka suggesting he could follow in Gabriel Martinelli's footsteps.
Takehiro Tomiyasu has returned to London as Arsenal prepare to welcome back their remaining internationals this week.
Italian clubs are interested in Granit Xhaka, and the arrival of additional midfielders could make his departure more likely, according to a report.
Granit Xhaka impressed as Switzerland pulled off a shock win over Portugal in the Nations League on Sunday.
Arsenal are not in talks with Bayer Leverkusen for the transfer of Granit Xhaka, but Xhaka staying in North London won't affect the pursuit of Youri Tielemans.
Granit Xhaka's comments on Monday night have been twisted and rewritten by various media outlets, but what he said was fair and understandable.
Granit Xhaka may still leave Arsenal for AS Roma this summer, with talks planned with the Gunners at the end of the current campaign.