Granit Xhaka has performed down recommendations he’s on the verge of an Arsenal exit by mentioning he solely renewed phrases on the Emirates final summer time.
There have been ‘whispers’ that the Swiss worldwide is wanted by new Inter Milan supervisor Antonio Conte however the veracity of that appears considerably doubtful.
Anyway, after his nation misplaced their UEFA Nations League third-place play-off on penalties to England in Portugal on Sunday, the midfielder was quizzed about his future.
Requested if he’d be on the transfer, he advised Blick: “Not that I do know. I've one other 4 years contract, I solely signed final yr. I’m completely satisfied there, my household too. That’s crucial.”
To emphasize the weirdness of his circumstances, the comply with up query was whether or not he’d be completely happy turning into the Gunners captain.
“It will definitely be the dot on the i,” he famous.
With Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey leaving, Mesut Ozil not precisely Unai Emery’s favorite participant and Laurent Koscielny with just one yr left on his contract, it doesn’t appear out of the query.
It might comply with on from Xhaka’s formal appointment as captain of Switzerland, a mantle he inherited from Stephan Lichsteiner a few weeks in the past.
After a really lengthy season, Xhaka will now begin his vacation in Kosovo. He’ll doubtless re-join the primary group squad for pre-season in 5 weeks time.