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newsfootball3 months ago

Will never say never to be Arsenal captain again but I wasn’t ready, admits Granit Xhaka

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has admitted that he hasn’t refused the possibility of becoming the club captain again but added that he wasn’t ready for that when it was offered to him. The Swiss international was stripped of the captaincy in 2019 and hasn’t worn the armband for the club since.
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newsfootball4 months ago

I still have two years and will give everything until I'm at this club, insists Granit Xhaka

Arsenal midfielder Grant Xhaka has vowed supporters that he will give it his all for the London club for the duration of his current contract and expressed his desire to form a stronger bond with his side’s supporters. Xhaka has two years remaining on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Arsenal's request to postpone their match against Tottenham should be rejected, proclaims Gary Neville

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has admitted that teams are asking to postpone their games depending on if they've got the best squad to win a game when that should not be the case. Arsenal made a formal request to the Premier League to postpone their game against Tottenham on Sunday.
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newsfootballa year ago

Granit Xhaka to miss three months of action after injury v Tottenham, confirms Arsenal

With many fearing the worst, Arsenal have confirmed, via a statement, that Granit Xhaka will miss at least three months of action after suffering a significant injury to his medial knee ligament. The midfielder starred in the derby win over Tottenham, but had to be replaced towards the end.
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newsfootballa year ago

We were after Granit Xhaka and he wanted to come but Arsenal blocked it, admits Tiago Pinto

AS Roma Sporting director Tiago Pinto has revealed that while the club wanted to sign Granit Xhaka and the midfielder was keen on the move, Arsenal didn’t release the Swiss international. Pinto also admitted that it was the most difficult window but believes the club got through it well.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Manchester United lead race for Ruben Neves’ signature this summer

According to TalkSport, Manchester United have reportedly taken the lead in the race for Ruben Neves despite interest from both Arsenal and Tottenham into the midfielder. The Wolverhampton Wanderers star signed for the Molineux side in 2017 and has since made well over 150 appearances.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Pleased for players and supporters after win over Chelsea, admits Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has confessed that Arsenal has let down their fans over the last few months and he’s pleased that the win over Chelsea gives them something to cheer about. The North Londoners have struggled to impress in the league this season but still managed to beat Chelsea on Boxing Day.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Arsenal to start training next week under strict regulations

Arsenal players are set to start training from next week at the London Colney training ground under strict regulations. The Premier League has been stalled for more than a month owing to the coronavirus pandemic, even though there have been talks that the league might resume in June.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Feared for my future at Arsenal after being stripped of captaincy, confesses Granit Xhaka

Former Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka has revealed that he feared for his future in North London after he was stripped of the captaincy and booed of the field by home fans. The Swiss star has done well under new boss Mikel Arteta but had come under heavy criticism under former boss Unai Emery.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Granit Xhaka will stay at Arsenal, confirms Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Granit Xhaka will stay at the club despite the Swiss star heavily linked with a move away from London. The former Borussia Monchengladbach man has done relatively well since his move to the Premier League but has struggled over the last few months.
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