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Arsenal have been boosted by the news that Norwegian playmaker Martin Odegaard has returned to training ahead of the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg clash with Liverpool. Arsenal will take on Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night and Odegaard is expected to return to the starting XI after missing the first leg due to Covid-19. The ex-Real Madrid and Real Sociedad midfielder returned to training earlier in the week as confirmed by Charles Watts, the Arsenal correspondent for popular media outlet Goal.


Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka provided the North London giants with a timely boost before the busy festive period following his early return from the knee injury that has forced him to watch his teammates from the sidelines. The Switzerland national team skipper was not expected to feature for Arsenal until the New Year’s Day at least only for him to return to action one month earlier than expected.

Switzerland star Xhakahad missed the last nine Arsenal games in all competitions because of the aforementioned knee injury before he made his return from injury during the Premier League clash with Everton on Monday. The former Borussia Moenchengladbach player was absent for eight league games, with the other game coming in the Carabao Cup.


Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has returned to light training as he continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury. The Switzerland senior national team player has been missing since he suffered the knee problem towards the end of the North London Derby clash with Tottenham Hotspur in the league at the end of September.

Switzerland midfielder Xhaka posted pictures of him in light training on his official Instagram account last week.


Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has agreed a new deal at the club as reported by English publication Football London. It was revealed that the Switzerland player will stay in North London after his proposed move to Italian Serie A team AS Roma didn't see the light of the day.

Jose Mourinhois a big fan of Xhaka and he wanted the Switzerland national team skipper at Roma this summer but the club was unable to meet the asking price from the Gunners. Arsenal demanded for €20m from Roma for Xhaka but the Italians were able to offer just €12m plus €3m in add-ons.

Xhaka had two years left on his Arsenal deal and the club has moved to tie him down to a longer deal by offering a new contract that takes him till 2025.


Switzerland national teamskipper Granit Xhakawas named as the left-back replacement for injured first choice Kieran Tierney ahead of the penultimate league game at Sheffield United to the surprise of many Arsenal fans despite the fact that he had previously played in that position on occasions.

The Arsenal fans were expecting backup fullback Cedric Soares or even impressive youngster Bukayo Saka as a left-back rather than Switzerland midfielder Xhaka. The decision to field the Switzerland player as a left-back didn't come back to haunt Gunners boss Mikel Artetaas his team dispatched bottom team Sheffield United with relative ease. Central striker Alexandre Lacazette scored twice either side of the half-time interval and either side of the second half strike from young forward Gabriel Martinelli to lead Arsenal to a 3-0 away win.


Switzerland international skipper Granit Xhaka is in line to return to the Arsenal starting XI ahead of the Premier League outing with Crystal Palace on Thursday. The Gunners will play hosts to Crystal Palace in a London Derby clash and Switzerland midfielder Xhaka is expected to be named in the Arsenal starting line-up after dropping out for the FA Cup third round tie with Newcastle United at the weekend.Xhaka dropped out of the Arsenal line-up for the FA Cup encounter as manager Mikel Arteta made several changes to his XI from the previous game, a 4-0 away win over struggling West Brom.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta had to call on Switzerland midfielder Xhaka off the bench as his team found it hard to break down a stubborn Newcastle United team. His introduction in the second half of regulation opened up the game as Arsenal went on to score two goals in extra time to win the FA Cup tie 2-0 and also seal a place in the fourth round.


Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka has admitted that he made a big mistake during the recent Premier League game at home to Burnley. The Switzerland national team captain came in for a lot of criticisms for his action that led to a red card during the game. Granit Xhaka was given his marching orders after he grabbed Burnley player Ashley Westwood by the throat in the second half of the league game with the scoreline at goalless.

His red card was keenly felt by Arsenal as they went on to lose 1-0 to Burnley in what's their first defeat to the Clarets in the Premier League era. Arsenal skipper Pierre-EmerickAubameyang scored an unfortunate own goal to give the Clarets the three points at stake. Switzerland midfielder Xhaka was forced to miss the next three Arsenal games as a result of his red card. He missed the league games against Southampton

David Ornstein confirms injury blow for Arsenal duo

The Athletic reporter David Ornstein has confirmed that Arsenal duo Pablo Mari and Granit Xhaka have picked up injuries during the club’s recent clash against Manchester City and the former could be ruled out for the rest of the season. The north London side resumed their league action after the coronavirus shutdown with an away trip to the Etihad Stadium and it was one to forget as they were beaten by a comfortable 3-0 score.

Xhaka insists he has forgotten about the bust-up with Arsenal fans

Switzerland international Granit Xhaka has said that he has forgotten about the bust-up with the Arsenal fans during the first half of the season. The midfielder was stripped from the captaincy after the incident in October and it appeared that he could head through the exit door at the beginning of the year.

Granit Xhaka says Arsenal need three to four years to win the league

midfielder Granit Xhaka has said that the Gunners may require another three to
four years to reach the pedigree of Liverpool and start competing for the
Premier League title. The north London side have been on a decline over the
past few years and they have missed out on the Champions League and the top
four in the previous three seasons.


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