Arsenal fans were begging the club to complete a deal including Granit Xhaka and Denis Zakaria after reports from The Mirror.
According to the British publication, the Gunners will offer the Switzerland captain as bait so they can land Zakaria.
Is Granit Xhaka finished at Arsenal?
Xhaka hasn’t featured for Unai Emery’s side since he goaded fans during his substitution in the 2-2 draw at home to Crystal Palace (via Transfermarkt).
The £36m-rated (Transfermarkt) player did offer an apology of sorts. However, it was not enough for the Basque-born coach, who stripped the midfielder of the captaincy and handed it to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Zakaria has enjoyed a brilliant campaign with Borussia Mönchengladbach with the German side sitting top of the Bundesliga after the opening 11 games.
Fans were excited by the rumoured swap of players as they took to Twitter to beg the club to complete the deal.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Emirates Stadium faithful:
Raul back from the dead?????
— HALE END SZN (@bot49077450) November 16, 2019
He should be our priority signing, he brings something different to our mid
— NP19 #EmeryOut (@ItsMaddaa) November 16, 2019
Zakaria is a baller, that would be amazing.
— onetouch (@g_gooner90) November 16, 2019
Great physically strong defensive midfielder with playmaking abilities
— rob (@NoahKuchek) November 16, 2019
Xhakaria > Xhaka
— (@broewnis) November 17, 2019
This would be a top signing! Would replace xhaka and offer way more then granit ever did instantly!
— Pierce Robinson (@PierceRobinson_) November 17, 2019
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