Arsene Wenger gave Arsenal fans hope for next season after he struggled to hold back a smile when asked about the potential signing of Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka. The last time we saw Wenger similarly hide his excitement was in the summer of 2013 when Arsenal were on the brink of signing Mesut Ozil.
Recent reports have claimed that Wenger has met with Xhakas father and Arsenal have already offered Borrussia Mönchengladbach a large fee for the in form midfielder.
Xhaka would be the missing jigsaw to Arsenals midfield defensive problems. The Swiss Starlet consistently ranks within the top 30 for tackles and interceptions in the Bundesliga.
It is easy to see why Arsenal fans are just as escatic after hearing this news as Wenger himself is…..
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