Switzerland fans are not happy with their national team manager after he substituted Granit Xhaka in their 2-1 defeat by Belgium.
Granit Xhaka is the new first-choice captain of the Swiss national team, after the international retirement of his former club teammate Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Once upon a time, Granit Xhaka was Arsenal captain until he threw a massive strop, told the fans to f**k off, and we all thought his time was up at the club, but he has done what few others would have managed in this situation and turned it all around.
Granit Xhaka scored for Switzerland in a 6-1 victory over Gibraltar as his country topped their Euro 2020 qualification group on Monday.
Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce believes Fabian Schar could hold the key in a potential move to bring Granit Xhaka to the club in January, according to reports.
Granit Xhaka made his return to the pitch for Switzerland on Friday, playing his first minutes since that moment against Crystal Palace.
A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
Granit Xhaka has been suffering from Achilles pain for a 'couple of weeks' according to the player and a report in Switzerland.
Granit Xhaka is likely to take some time away from his usual international duties next month for the birth of his child, according to reports.
Granit Xhaka has offered to give up the armband of the Swiss national team if it will help Xherdan Shaqiri get over his huff and return to the squad.
Granit Xhaka has received a call-up to join Switzerland for the UEFA Nations League semi-final next week.
Granit Xhaka scored a fantastic goal with his right foot to help Switzerland into a 3-0 lead on Tuesday night, which they duly threw away as soon as he left the pitch.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is alive and well and about to captain his national team once again.
Granit Xhaka has been named as the most influential sports personality in Switzerland, beating out FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Roger Federer.
Former head coach of the Switzerland national team Ottmar Hitzfeld admits he can't understand why Granit Xhaka is playing at left-back at the moment.
Stephen Lichtsteiner will not play for Switzerland against Belgium and Iceland after being left out of the squad for this round of internationals at Arsenal’s request.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is expected to start for Switzerland against England on Tuesday night after sitting in the stands for their first game of the international break against Iceland.
Granit Xhaka has vowed to ‘never again’ celebrate for Switzerland using the Albanian eagle.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has absolutely no intention of being forced into international retirement after it was reported that his Swiss manager was expected to just that.
Alex Miescher, the secretary general of the Swiss FA (SFV) who questioned the motivations of players with dual nationalities during the World Cup, handed in his resignation on Friday.
Journalists in the Swiss media expect national team manager Vladimir Petkovic to force Stephan Lichtsteiner, among others, out of the national team.
Granit Xhaka’s nationality is once again causing problems.
A video has emerged of Granit Xhaka responding to taunts from an angry Serbia fan, after his Albanian eagle celebration earlier in the World Cup.
Granit Xhaka has hit out at the Swiss FA's Secretary General after he ‘disappointed dual citizens’ with recent comments claiming that players should have to drop their second country to represent Switzerland.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has spoken out to defend club and international teammate Granit Xhaka, after some criticism of the 25-year-old at the World Cup.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has admitted he doesn’t know if he will continue to play for his country after Switzerland were knocked out of the World Cup by Sweden.
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.
Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner escaped with fines after they were charged with ‘provoking the general public’ following their goal celebrations against Serbia and a complaint by the Serbian FA.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has also been charged by FIFA after he joined in with Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri’s double-headed eagle celebration.
Since his move from Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016 Granit Xhaka has split opinion but his improvement is undeniable.
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 hailed Nemanja Matic after Switzerland beat Serbia on Friday night.
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.
Unai Emery's first signing as Arsenal manager was Switzerland captain Stephan Lichtsteiner, who will join the Gunners on a free transfer following the World Cup finals.
Granit Xhaka says he doesn't care whether people think Switzerland got lucky against Brazil, insisting the final score is all that matters.
In this third podcast of our summer World Cup series, Anita recaps day four of the action which featured Costa Rica (Joel Campbell) v Serbia, Germany (Mesut Ozil) v Mexico (Carlos Vela), and Brazil v Switzerland (Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner).
Granit Xhaka was given a terrible rating of just 3-4 after his performance against Brazil.
Stephen Lichtsteiner is preparing for his country’s opening game at the Russia World Cup against one of the tournament favourites, Brazil, on Sunday evening, and has been speaking to the press ahead of the game.
Granit Xhaka picked up a knee injury but, despite having to be helped from the pitch, will not miss the World Cup after bone bruising was confirmed rather than ligament damage as first feared.