Granit Xhaka will play in a charity match on Saturday evening to honour the 20th anniversary of the liberation of the capital of Kosovo.
Granit Xhaka’s nationality is once again causing problems.
The Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, has opened a bank account so that he can contribute to the fines picked up by Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has also been charged by FIFA after he joined in with Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s double-headed eagle celebration.
FIFA have opened up disciplinary proceedings after Granit Xhaka celebrated his goal against Serbia by making a two-headed eagle gesture with his hands.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has defended Granit Xhaka after the Arsenal man celebrated his Switzerland screamer with a double-headed eagle gesture aimed at the Serbian fans.
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.
Since leaving Arsenal on international duty, Granit Xhaka has done a lot of talking to the press.
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.
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.
Granit Xhaka has decided to remain a Swiss player after he was invited to declare for Kosovo following their ratification by FIFA according to Albanian reports.
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.