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Taulant Xhaka

Born: March 28, 1991 (age 28)

Height: 5'7.5" (172cm)
Weight: 11st 5lb (72kg)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Albania national flag Albanian

Position: Defender
Team: Basel (no. 34)
Career History
Youth2002-2010Basel
Senior2010-Basel
→ 2012-2013Grasshopper Zurich (loan)
International2014-Albania
Sports Mole has 27 articles about Taulant Xhaka. Articles 1 to 27:
France boss Didier Deschamps on November 14, 2019
Preview: Albania vs. France - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Euro 2020 qualifying clash between Albania and France, including predictions, team news and potential lineups.
Nov 15, 22:48
Gabriel Jesus scores for Manchester City against Basel in the Champions League on March 7, 2018
Result: Manchester City through to Champions League quarter-finals despite Basel defeat
Manchester City book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 2-1 to Basel in the second leg of their last-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 7, 21:39
Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League group game between Manchester City and Napoli on October 17, 2017
Team News: Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus start for Manchester City
Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus are both handed a place in the Manchester City starting lineup for the second leg of the Champions League last-16 tie with Basel.
Mar 7, 18:36
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Preview: Manchester City vs. Basel - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Champions League action as Manchester City welcome the visit of Basel in the second leg of their last-16 clash at the Etihad.
Mar 6, 14:38
Fabian Delph in action for Manchester City on November 5, 2017
Team News: Manchester City make two changes for Basel trip
Manchester City make two changes for their Champions League clash with Basel.
Feb 13, 18:39
Saul Niguez in action for Spain Under-21s against Italy Under-21s on March 27. 2017
Result: Spain book spot at 2018 World Cup
Spain book their spot at the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 3-0 win over Albania in their penultimate Group G clash on Friday night.
Oct 6, 21:40
Alvaro Odriozola of Spain Under-21s in a friendly against Italy Under-21s on March 27, 2017
Team News: Spain hand debut to Alvaro Odriozola
Spain boss Julen Lopetegui hands an international debut to defender Alvaro Odriozola for the World Cup qualifier with Albania.
Oct 6, 18:58
Romelu Lukaku bags the second during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Result: Manchester United start Champions League campaign with a win
Manchester United open their 2017-18 Champions League Group A campaign with a 3-0 win over Swiss champions Basel at Old Trafford.
Sep 12, 21:36
Anthony Martial celebrates the fourth during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Team News: Anthony Martial, Romelu Lukaku up front for Manchester United
Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku start up front as Manchester United welcome Basel in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:39
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
West Ham United target January move for Taulant Xhaka?
West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Basel midfielder Taulant Xhaka during the January transfer window.
Dec 31, 12:22
Arsene Wenger reacts during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Basel 1-4 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Basel in the Champions League.
Dec 6, 18:45
Theo Walcott celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Basel on September 28, 2016
Live Commentary: Arsenal 2-0 Basel - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Basel in the Champions League.
Sep 28, 18:45
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
Team News: Granit Xhaka replaces injured Francis Coquelin
Granit Xhaka comes in for the injured Francis Coquelin and Gabriel returns to the bench as Arsenal welcome Basel in the Champions League.
Sep 28, 18:43
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
Team News: France drop Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann for Group A meeting with Albania
France manager Didier Deschamps drops Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann for Kingsley Coman and Anthony Martial in their Euro 2016 Group A meeting against Albania.
Jun 15, 19:12
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
Team News: Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka on opposing sides as Albania face Switzerland
Brothers Taulant Xhaka and Granit Xhaka are named in Albania and Switzerland's respective starting XIs in their Euro 2016 Group A clash at Lens's Stade Bollaert-Delelis.
Jun 11, 13:24
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
Result: Basel come from two goals down to earn draw against ten-man Fiorentina
Basel come from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw against ten-man Fiorentina in Thursday night's Europa League Group I clash at St Jakob-Park.
Nov 26, 19:56
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
Half-Time Report: Basel strike to close down 10-man Fiorentina's lead
Basel pull a goal back after conceding twice to 10-man Fiorentina in their Europa League match in Switzerland.
Nov 26, 18:51
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
Result: Late Serbia goals dent Albania Euro 2016 qualification hopes
Aleksandar Kolarov and Adem Ljajic score late on for Serbia to secure a 2-0 victory in their Euro 2016 qualifying clash against Albania.
Oct 8, 21:43
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
Result: Basel bow out of Champions League to gritty Maccabi Tel Aviv
Maccabi Tel Aviv eliminate Basel from the Champions League on away goals to reach the group stages.
Aug 25, 21:35
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
Team News: Three Basel changes for Tel Aviv trip
Basel coach Urs Fischer names three changes to his first XI for their Champions League second leg away to Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Aug 25, 19:10
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
Team News: Jackson Martinez starts for Porto
Jackson Martinez starts up top for Porto as they are hosted by Basel in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Feb 18, 19:27
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
Result: Draw with Basel not enough for Liverpool
Liverpool drop into the Europa League following a 1-1 draw with Basel.
Dec 9, 21:36
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
Result: Lasse Vibe earns late point for Denmark against Albania
Lasse Vibe's 81st-minute goal snatches Denmark a draw against Albania in Euro 2016 qualifying.
Oct 11, 21:43
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
Half-Time Report: Ermir Lenjani gives Albania shock lead against Denmark
Ermir Lenjani scores to give Albania a slender half-time advantage over Denmark in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Tirana.
Oct 11, 20:39
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
Half-Time Report: Portugal and Albania goalless at the break
The Euro 2016 Group I qualifier between Portugal and Albania is goalless at half time.
Sep 7, 20:37
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
Result: Schalke 04 oust Basel to reach last 16
Schalke 04 defeat Basel 2-0 in tonight's Champions League clash at Veltins-Arena, sealing their progress into the last 16 at the expense of the Swiss side.
Dec 11, 21:41
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
Team News: Mihai Pintilii back for Steaua Bucuresti
Mihai Pintilii is back from injury to start for Steaua Bucuresti against Basel, who will have Serey Die making his Champions League debut tonight.
Oct 22, 19:16

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