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.

North London club Arsenal signed Xhaka from German Bundesliga team Borussia Moenchengladbachin 2016. The Gunners paid around £35m to sign the Switzerland national team player. He was once the Gunners captain before Gabonese international Pierre-EmerickAubameyang replaced himafter an altercation with fans at the Emirates Stadium during a London Derby clash with Crystal Palace in the league two years ago.Aubameyang was his assistant before the incident with the Arsenal fans.

Xhaka, 28, had agreed personal terms with German team Hertha Berlin at the start of last year before Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta convinced him to stay at the club. Artetahad just been appointedas the new Gunners boss.

The same situation happened with AS Roma though the Italians didn't agree to the asking price from Arsenal for Xhaka. The Switzerland player featured for the Gunners in the first game of the new Premier League campaign at Brentford. Xhaka and Arsenal were beaten 2-0 at Brentford in their London Derby clash on Friday night.