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Arsenal fans react to Granit Xhaka contract reports

A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from Football London claiming that Granit Xhaka has signed a new contract at the Emirates.

It has been a remarkable summer for Xhaka. As noted by Football London, he agreed personal terms with Roma.

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He then went on to enjoy an outstanding showing at Euro 2020. However, the move to the Italian capital fell through as the two sides failed to agree a fee.

The 28-year-old captained Mikel Arteta’s side on the opening day of the campaign.

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And now the turnaround is seemingly complete. Football London reports Xhaka has now penned a deal until 2025.

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Unsurprisingly, the news has attracted a strong reaction on social media. And many are not happy with the club’s decision.

Xhaka has been a divisive figure throughout his spell in North London. Of course, there have been incidents when he has been unable to contain his anger.

And several simply cannot get their head around the decision. Xhaka had more than one foot out the door in the summer.

‘Awful decisions being made’: Arsenal fans react to Granit Xhaka contract reports

And yet, not only has he stayed, but he has also been awarded a new long-term contract by the Gunners.

After an underwhelming summer, the fans clearly feel that this is another step in the wrong direction.

Here is how some of the fans have reacted to the reports…

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