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Granit Xhaka

Born: September 27, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Position: Midfielder
Team: Arsenal (no. 10)
Granit Xhaka
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Career History
Youth2002-2010Basel
Senior2010-2012Basel
2012-2016Borussia Monchengladbach
2016-Arsenal
International2011-Switzerland
Sports Mole has 371 articles about Granit Xhaka. Articles 1 to 40:
Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring Arsenal's fourth goal against Vorskla Poltava in their Europa League tie on September 20, 2018
How Arsenal could line up against Everton
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League meeting between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium, Sports Mole predicts how the Gunners will line up.
Sep 21, 12:28
Unai Emery gestures with two fingers during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava on September 20, 2018
Preview: Arsenal vs. Everton - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Arsenal's home meeting with Everton in the Premier League.
Sep 21, 11:53
Eden Hazard celebrates getting his side's first during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Cardiff City on September 15, 2018
Premier League Team of the Week - Eden Hazard, David de Gea, Marko Arnautovic
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for matchday five, including hat-trick hero Eden Hazard, David de Gea and Marko Arnautovic.
Sep 18, 14:19
Alexandre Lacazette and Federico Fernandez in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Arsenal on September 15, 2018
Result: Arsenal coast to win at Newcastle United
Second-half goals from Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil earn Arsenal a comfortable 2-1 victory over Newcastle United in Saturday's Premier League game at St James' Park.
Sep 15, 16:54
Alexandre Lacazette and Federico Fernandez in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Arsenal on September 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Arsenal register a 2-1 win over Newcastle United in Saturday's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Sep 15, 13:59
Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi in action during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Five Premier League summer signings which could pay off in the long term
Many Premier League clubs have taken a risk in the transfer window this summer, but which new signings could pay off in the long term?
Sep 14, 09:06
Alexandre Lacazette in action for Arsenal on August 25, 2018
How Arsenal could line up against Newcastle United
Sports Mole looks at how Arsenal could line up for Saturday's trip to Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Sep 13, 17:00
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during his side's international friendly with Switzerland on September 11, 2018
Gareth Southgate pleased with Switzerland victory
England manager Gareth Southgate admits that his side weren't at their best in the first half against Switzerland, but is pleased with the eventual 1-0 friendly win.
Sep 11, 23:27
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira in action during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Uruguay boss Fabian Coito plays down Lucas Torreira injury
Caretaker Uruguay manager Fabian Coito does not believe that the calf strain sustained by Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira on international duty is anything serious.
Sep 11, 18:30
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette celebrate Arsenal's second goal against West Ham United on August 25, 2018
Result: Arsenal win five-goal thriller at Cardiff City
Alexandre Lacazette scores the winner as Arsenal make it back-to-back Premier League victories with a 3-2 success away to Cardiff City.
Sep 2, 15:25
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira in action during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Lucas Torreira "really happy" at Arsenal
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira says that he is "getting to grips" with Unai Emery's demands as he waits to make his full debut for the club.
Aug 27, 12:21
General view outside Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018
Preview: Arsenal vs. West Ham United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Arsenal's home clash against London rivals West Ham United.
Aug 23, 11:56
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Europa League match against CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Arsenal players 'shocked by Aaron Ramsey omission'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey and the rest of the squad are reportedly left stunned after manager Unai Emery's decision to drop the Welshman for the defeat to Chelsea.
Aug 21, 09:19
Marcos Alonso celebrates scoring Chelsea's late winner against Arsenal on August 18, 2018
Result: Late Marcos Alonso strike wins thrilling London derby for Chelsea
Marcos Alonso scores in the final 10 minutes as Chelsea earn a 3-2 win against London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 18, 19:22
Mohamed Elneny in action for Arsenal in the Europa League on December 7, 2017
Marseille 'weighing up move for Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny'
Ligue 1 outfit Marseille are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, having seen competition for places grow stronger at the Emirates.
Aug 14, 10:21
Unai Emery points a finger during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Dermot Gallagher: 'Arsenal should have had penalty against Manchester City'
Former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher says that Arsenal should have been awarded a penalty in Sunday's Premier League fixture with Manchester City.
Aug 13, 16:48
Unai Emery gives his instructions during the pre-season friendly between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid on July 26, 2018
How Arsenal could line up in 2018-19
Ahead of their Premier League opener against champions Manchester City, Sports Mole looks at how Arsenal could line up during the 2018-19 season.
Aug 10, 11:12
Mexico's Hector Herrera reacts during the match against Germany on June 17, 2018
Report: Fulham join Arsenal in race to sign Hector Herrera
Fulham are eager to sign Porto and Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera amid cooled interest from Arsenal, according to reports.
Jul 27, 19:12
Switzerland manager Vladimir Petkovic on November 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Sweden 1-0 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Sweden see off Switzerland by a 1-0 scoreline in Tuesday's World Cup last-16 clash in Saint Petersburg.
Jul 3, 14:00
Switzerland's players celebrate a goal during their World Cup warm-up match against Japan on June 8, 2018
Result: Switzerland through to World Cup last 16 with Costa Rica draw
Switzerland reach the knockout stages of the 2018 World Cup thanks to a 2-2 draw with Costa Rica in Wednesday's Group E match at the Nizhny Novgorod Arena.
Jun 27, 20:57
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Team News: Fined trio all start for Switzerland against Costa Rica
Stephan Lichtsteiner, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri all start for Switzerland in Wednesday's Group F encounter with Costa Rica.
Jun 27, 18:01
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Fans start online crowdfunding appeal for Switzerland 'Albanian eagle' trio
An online crowdfunding campaign is launched to pay the fines of Switzerland trio Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner for their 'Albanian eagle' gestures.
Jun 26, 19:27
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Switzerland trio escape bans for 'eagle gesture' goal celebrations
Switzerland's Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri and Stephan Lichtsteiner avoid bans over the "unsporting" gestures they made during the win over Serbia.
Jun 25, 18:44
Serbia manager Mladen Krstajic on March 23, 2018
Mladen Krstajic: 'Serbia, Switzerland referee should go on trial in The Hague'
Serbia boss Mladen Krstajic calls for the referee in Friday's World Cup loss against Switzerland to be put on trial in The Hague "like they did to us".
Jun 24, 10:05
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
FIFA to investigate Switzerland duo Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka
FIFA is investigating Switzerland pair Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka following their controversial goal celebrations in the 2-1 win over Serbia at the World Cup.
Jun 24, 09:36
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Goal celebration against Serbia was just emotion'
Switzerland attacker Xherdan Shaqiri claims that his controversial 'Albanian eagle' goal celebration against Serbia at the World Cup was "just emotion".
Jun 22, 23:06
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland strong enough to turn games around'
Xherdan Shaqiri believes that Switzerland's 2-1 win over Serbia at the World Cup shows how far the Rossocrociati have developed as a team.
Jun 22, 22:11
Xherdan Shaqiri in action for Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Result: Xherdan Shaqiri strikes late as Switzerland beat Serbia
Xherdan Shaqiri scores a 90th-minute winner as Switzerland come from behind to beat Serbia 2-1 at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 22, 20:58
Switzerland's players celebrate a goal during their World Cup warm-up match against Japan on June 8, 2018
Live Commentary: Serbia 1-2 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the 2018 World Cup clash between Serbia and Switzerland from Kaliningrad, which finished 2-1 to Switzerland.
Jun 22, 18:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal boss Unai Emery determined to keep Hector Bellerin?
Hector Bellerin is said to be among five Arsenal players that manager Unai Emery has dubbed "untouchable".
Jun 19, 12:51
Neymar, Willian and Paulinho celebrate during Brazil's international friendly with Austria in June 2018
Team News: Neymar starts for Brazil in 2018 World Cup opener against Switzerland
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is named in Brazil's starting XI for the Selecao's World Cup Group E meeting against Switzerland in Rostov.
Jun 17, 18:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Granit Xhaka pens new deal at Arsenal
Arsenal announce that midfielder Granit Xhaka has penned a new long-term deal at the Emirates Stadium.
Jun 15, 17:16
Granit Xhaka in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka suffers bruised knee
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka admits that he is "very relieved" after suspected knee ligament damage turned out to be a bruise to the bone.
May 31, 22:59
Granit Xhaka goes off injured during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka suffers knee injury ahead of World Cup?
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka allegedly emerges as a doubt for the World Cup after suffering a knee injury during training.
May 31, 18:46
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Arenal confirm Petr Cech will take number one shirt for new season
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech will take the number one shirt at the club for the 2018-19 season.
May 21, 21:38
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Team News: Alexandre Lacazette back for Arsene Wenger's swansong
Alexandre Lacazette is recalled to the starting XI for Arsene Wenger's final game in charge of Arsenal away at Huddersfield Town.
May 13, 14:03
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid make Europa League final at Arsenal's expense
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the 2018 Europa League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the second leg of their semi-final.
May 3, 21:58
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Result: Marouane Fellaini spoils Arsene Wenger's Old Trafford bow with late winner
Marouane Fellaini scores an injury-time winner to earn Manchester United a 2-1 win over Arsenal in Arsene Wenger's final visit to Old Trafford as Gunners boss.
Apr 29, 18:25
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Team News: Victor Lindelof in for Phil Jones as Manchester United host much-changed Arsenal
Manchester United make one change to their starting XI for Sunday's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford as Victor Lindelof replaces Phil Jones at the back.
Apr 29, 15:33
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Arsene Wenger's final game against Manchester United as Arsenal boss, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Apr 27, 16:01

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