Arsenal fans are in hysterics after Granit Xhaka was being linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium in January.
According to the Times, Newcastle United are interested in making a move for the Switzerland international, with the Gunners believing the midfielder will ask to leave the club.
Xhaka was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy after getting into a confrontation with some of the Emirates Stadium faithful when he was substituted in the 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace (via BBC).
His lack of game time since is also thought to be a problem, especially with the European Championships being held next summer. The 27-year-old is thought to be mindful of losing his place with Switzerland, hence why he may ask for a move away.
Fans are in fits of laughter after it was revealed that the Magpies were interested in making a move for Xhaka as they took to Twitter to react.
Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:
That’s Xhaka’s level mate, nothing strange. #byegranit
— DexteR 🇷🇸 (@dextermorgan991) November 8, 2019
— datguycizz (@ciaren_ryan) November 8, 2019
— Emzel (@Emzyl23) November 8, 2019
Won’t make the Newcastle bench.
— SidePassMerchant (@viera_patrixk) November 8, 2019
Granit Xhaka being linked to Newcastle is just a superb transfer rumour. Can’t wait for Steve Bruce to turn him into a prime Busquets.
— Matt Dawson (@mattddawson) November 8, 2019
That’s his level tbh
— terri-fied (@winfieldlloyd) November 8, 2019
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