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Arsenal star Granit Xhaka and wife Leonita risk furious backlash as they share Albanian Eagle gesture over dinner – here's what it means

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by hits

ARSENAL star Granit Xhaka and wife Leonita face a public backlash after they showed off the Albanian Eagle gesture over a romantic dinner. Xhaka was out for the evening with his other half when he shared an image of the pair combining hands to show off the signal. Granit Xhaka and wife Leonita showed off an Albanian Eagle at dinner The Switzerland international, along with Xherdan Shaqiri and...Full Story »

Xhaka stands firm under Sweden jibes

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com108 hits

Sweden appear to be targeting Granit Xhaka's temperament ahead of the their World Cup clash against Switzerland, but the midfielder is calm. Granit Xhaka has pledged to rise above Sweden's pre-match provocations as Switzerland aim to reach their first World Cup quarter-final since 1954. The Arsenal midfielder has found himself to be a focus of pre-match attention after Sweden defender Mikael...Full Story »

Tottenham fans rage against Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka

Posted Monday, March 05, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS116 hits

Tottenham fans vs Arsenal's Granit Xhaka Throughout the season, in basically every game Tottenham compete in, their fans hear calls for Dele Alli and Harry Kane to be banned. The Tottenham twosome have been branded as divers. Alli is the more egregious offender. He's already been booked three times this season for diving. Kane has been singled out by Liverpool fans following the 2-2 draw a...Full Story »

5 players Arsenal should sell this summer: Xhaka, Mustafi, Bellerin

Posted Saturday, March 03, 2018 by ESPN291 hits

Icon Sportswire Arsenal's many deficiencies have been ruthlessly exposed -- twice: in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday and the Premier League on Thursday -- by Manchester City in recent days. The immediate aftermath of their two 3-0 losses has mainly focused on Arsene Wenger and the increased likelihood that the manager won't be at the club next season. But the consecutive hammerings have also ...Full Story »

Host of Arsenal stars including Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka spread Christmas cheer to sick children at local hospitals

Posted Wednesday, December 06, 2017 by hits

ALEXIS SANCHEZ was all smiles as he happily takes a selfie with a fan as a host of Arsenal players visited sick children in local hospitals. A number of Gunners visited both the Whittington Hospital and Univeristy College Hospital where they gifted presents to patients, as well as playing an array of games with them. Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez takes a selfie with a young child at Whittington ...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka's fitness holds the key to Jack Wilshere's Arsenal future – Keown

Posted Friday, September 22, 2017 by squawka.com167 hits

Granit Xhaka's fitness holds the key to Jack Wilshere's return to the Arsenal line-up, according to Martin Keown. Wilshere completed 90 minutes for the first time in an Arsenal shirt since 2014, during the Gunners' 1-0 win over Doncaster Rovers on Wednesday night. The Englishman's return to first-team football has lead some to believe he will slot straight back into the starting XI, but form...Full Story »

Arsenal duo Ozil and Xhaka top ranking for most passes in the final third in the Premier League so far this season

Posted Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by squawka.com158 hits

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has completed the most passes in the final third in the Premier League so far this season, with his team-mate Granit Xhaka in second place in that regard. Ozil has played 91 passes in the final third across Arsenal's first two games of the campaign, while Xhaka has played 59 such passes. Meanwhile, Manchester City star David Silva is in third place having played...Full Story »

Congratulations to Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka & Leonita Lekaj

Posted Friday, June 23, 2017 by 101 GREAT GOALS191 hits

Granit Xhaka & Leonita Lekaj Congratulations! Arsenal's Swiss international midfielder Granit Xhaka has announced some lovely news on Thursday: he's getting married. The 24-year-old Gunners star has revealed on social media that he's popped the question to long-term girlfriend Leonita Lekaj. The couple are currently in Miami on their summer holiday, and Xhaka has donned a fancy suit an...Full Story »

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is on Bayern Munich’s radar, says Ottmar Hitzfeld

Posted Monday, March 13, 2017 by squawka.com155 hits

The former Bayern Munich manager Ottmar Hitzfeld has claimed his former club are monitoring Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. The 24-year-old, who joined the Gunners last summer, is no stranger to Bayern as he has previously spent four seasons at Borussia Mönchengladbach. Xhaka made his international debut for Switzerland under Hitzfeld and his former boss has revealed Bayern's interest ...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka makes training vow to Arsenal fans on Instagram

Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by Thesportreview.com171 hits

The Arsenal midfielder is prepared to train hard in his new boots as Granit Xhaka looks to stay sharp during his suspension Granit Xhaka has made a vow on Instagram to train hard in a bid to stay sharp during the Arsenal midfielder's suspension. The Switzerland international earned a four-game ban after the defensive midfielder received a straight red card following a two-footed challenge du...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka relaxes at home ahead of Arsenal v Tottenham

Posted Sunday, November 06, 2016 by Thesportreview.com75 hits

Relax @home its Qaj time☕️ Granit Xhaka(@granitxhaka)发的照片 · 2016-11-3,10:45 PDT Granit Xhaka looked to be enjoying relaxing at home as he and his Arsenal team-mates prepare for their crunch north London derby showdown with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The new Arsenal signing will be hoping to experience his first taste of the north London derby when the Gunners host their bitter lo...Full Story »

Arsenal won't appeal against Xhaka dismissal

Posted Saturday, October 15, 2016 by PA90 hits

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal will not be appealing against Granit Xhaka's red card in their 3-2 victory over Swansea. The 24-year-old was dismissed after 70 minutes for a challenge on Modou Barrow but despite classing the decision as "a little harsh", Wenger will not be challenging the decision made by referee Jon Moss. Wenger said: "No (we will not appeal the decision). It looked harsh to me ...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka's shushing celebration after Hull goal explained

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2016 by givemesport.com166 hits

Granit Xhaka will tell his grandchildren about his first goal for Arsenal. The Switzerland star scored a screamer from 30 yards in the Gunners' 4-1 win at Hull City on Saturday afternoon. He could play for 20 more years and he'll never score a better goal. It was that good. Not only will it be worthy of a mention in the goal of the season discussion, but Xhaka's celebration caused sparked a...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka Trying To Speak Like A Londoner Is Amazing

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2016 by thesportbible.com84 hits

Granit Xhaka has only been at Arsenal since July, but he's already getting down with the London lingo. The Switzerland international signed for the club in a £35million transfer from Borussia Monchengladbach back in May and joined up with the team following his country's Euro 2016 exit. He's wasted no time proving his worth for Arsene Wenger's men, slotting into centre midfield and star...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka: I didn’t join Arsenal just to sit on the bench

Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016 by squawka.com277 hits

New Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been explaining the reasons why he left the Bundesliga and Borussia Monchengladbach for the Premier League and north London. The midfielder joined the Gunners this summer for a fee in the region of £35m and has impressed fans with his presence in the midfield during the games against Leicester and Watford. Although only 23-years-old, he has alread...Full Story »

Arsenal teammates try to prank newboy Granit Xhaka – but he won't budge

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by hits

ARSENAL'S new boy Granit Xhaka found himself at the wrong end of a prank on the team bus. Fun-loving Gunners' teammates moved in while the former Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder was enjoying a nap. Arsenal players prank sleeping Granit Xaka on the team bus Zhaka in action against Manchester City at the weekend The Swiss international, who cost joined Arsenal £30million in May, was f...Full Story »

Arsenal need 'wow' signings because Ozil, Sanchez and Xhaka aren’t good enough - Collymore

Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 by Goal.com116 hits

Arsenal need to make some "wow" signings this summer because they lack star quality and Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Granit Xhaka are not good enough, according to Stan Collymore. Arsene Wenger has brought in only Xhaka this summer but has insisted he is willing to spend "big money" on the right players before the start of the season. The Gunners have already missed out on Jamie Vardy whil...Full Story »

Albania 0 - 1 Switzerland: Granit Xhaka gets better of his brother as Switzerland edge out Albania

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2016 by PA88 hits

Switzerland's Granit Xhaka won the battle of the brothers as Albania's debut at a major tournament ended in defeat. The new Arsenal midfielder was up against his brother Taulant in the opposition ranks, the first time two siblings have faced each other in European Championship history, but it was the younger of the two who came out on top in the Group A clash. Albania's nerves were understan...Full Story »

Xhaka brothers could face off when Albania take on Switzerland

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2016 by PA64 hits

There could be a European Championship first when Switzerland face Albania in Lens, with the prospect of two brothers lining up for different countries. Twenty-three year old Swiss Granit Xhaka, who has recently signed for Arsenal, might be opposing his older sibling Taulant, 25, in central midfield. It is unprecedented at a European Championship and rare in international football. The Boaten...Full Story »

Granit Xhaka might regret tattoo after being handed Arsenal squad number

Posted Saturday, May 28, 2016 by dreamteamfc.com448 hits

A tattoo is for life, not just Malia 2k16. New Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka might be regretting his choice of tattoo after Arsene Wenger handed him his squad number. Xhaka inked the number 34 shirt he wore at both Basel and Borussia Monchengladbach on the back of his neck before completing a move to North London £35million. But after a merry-go-round that saw Alexis Sanchez take the nu...Full Story »

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