Arsenal fans laud Granit Xhaka after Euro 2020 display
A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Granit Xhaka after the midfielder produced an outstanding display as Switzerland pulled off the shock of Euro 2020 on Monday.
The Swiss knocked out France after a dramatic penalty shootout. But that only happened after the French had thrown away a 3-1 lead in the latter stages of the 90 minutes.
All of the Switzerland players produced colossal displays. But perhaps, no player stepped up in the quite the same way as Xhaka.
The 28-year-old made a staggering 80 accurate passes. No other player on either side managed more than 72, according to Whoscored.
Meanwhile, he made three key passes. He provided the assist for the stoppage-time equaliser.
He also made two tackles, three interceptions and one clearance. And unsurprisingly, plenty of Arsenal fans were left stunned by Xhaka’s performance.
Of course, the midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to Roma. And ahead of Euro 2020, it seemed that it would be the right decision to let him go.
‘A midfield clinic’: Granit Xhaka stuns Arsenal fans
But he shone against Paul Pogba and N’Golo Kante. And that has left some wondering whether letting the £100,000-a-week star go would be smart.
Xhaka stole the show against the world champions. At the very least, the Arsenal fans want the Gunners to demand a much larger fee.
Here is how some of the fans reacted to his display…
Granit Xhaka dropping a midfield clinic. A spectacle. #EURO2020
— Jagjeet Uberoi (@TescomanTierney) June 28, 2021
An absolute masterclass. pic.twitter.com/xhctCQMcQT
— Patrick Timmons (@PatrickTimmons1) June 28, 2021
— kyaligonza derrick (@Derrobates) June 28, 2021
Please do not let Xhaka go, @Arsenal.
— The Gunner Galaxy (@thegunnergalaxy) June 28, 2021
— Josh Brain (@JoshBrainJourno) June 28, 2021
An absolutely spectacular performance from Xhaka. Edu needs to demand an extra €5m just for that!
— Arsenal Tracker (@arsenaltracker_) June 28, 2021
— Ritchie Woodard (@RitchieWoodard) June 28, 2021
Xhaka masterclass. It was even better than I dreamed it.
— G. (@AFCGareth) June 28, 2021
Ofc xhaka plays the best game of his career the season we’re selling him
— MusicFromRush (@YaBoiBeandon) June 28, 2021
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