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Granit Xhaka Likes Photo of an Arsenal Shirt With His Name and Squad Number

Granit Xhaka Likes Photo of an Arsenal Shirt With His Name and Squad Number

Borussia Monchengladbach captain Granit Xhaka has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal over the last few weeks.

And the midfielder has now given a significant hint that he may be ready to join the Gunners.

As is often the case when a player is linked with their club, Arsenal fans have been keeping a weathered eye on Xhaka’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to see whether he is open to signing for Arsene Wenger’s side.

And the Emirates faithful were given a huge lift this morning, as Xhaka liked a picture of an Arsenal fan wearing the club’s home shirt, featuring the Swiss international’s name and number:

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It’s a bold move from the supporter in the picture, as Xhaka’s move hasn’t been confirmed by either Borussia or Arsenal yet.

Bundesliga expert Raphael Honigstein even claims there has been a bit of a twist regarding the transfer:

It’s also unclear whether Francis Coquelin, who currently wears the number 34 jersey, would be willing to give up his number for a new arrival.

 

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