Emery hints at Xhaka-Off
Granit Xhaka faces the end of the Zoff with the Arsenal fans. Coach Unai Emery suggests that the Swiss could have made his last game.
His coach Unai Emery left open the future of the Swiss at the Gunners. "We need players like Granit Xhaka, but I do not know if he will play again," Emery said at a press conference.
He did not know if he was mentally ready to help Arsenal "and continue to defend the Arsenal jersey," Emery added. "I think time will bring a solution."
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Emery deprives Xhaka of the captaincy
At the Premier League home game against Crystal Palace Xhaka was replaced and booed by the fans. Xhaka furiously removed his shirt and insulted the followers. Coach Emery then took him from the captain's armband and suspended him.
Xhaka apologized to the fans, but the split seems deep. The defensive midfielder should not be averse to a move back to Germany. The last reported the Times, Around 35 million euros claim the Gunners probably for Xhaka. That would be about ten million less than Arsenal transferred to Gladbach in 2016 to sign Xhaka.