Xhaka played his first game for the under-21 side on 3 September 2010, as a substitute, as the team beat the Republic of Ireland 1–0 at the Cornaredo Stadium in Lugano. [40], In the match against Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on 27 October 2019, Xhaka was at the center of criticism after being substituted off in the 61st minute. Three days later, he made his first appearance in European competition for Borussia in 1–3 home lost to Dynamo Kyiv in qualification for the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League. [23], Xhaka made his debut in a DFB-Pokal first round match against Alemannia Aachen on 18 August 2012. A bizarre new FIFA 21 glitch sees the goalkeeper go out of play and unable to do anything. Thierry Henry 'Couldn't Watch Granit Xhaka Captain Arsenal' According To Patrice Evra. [27] Xhaka made his first appearance for Arsenal (as a half-time substitution) in a 2–1 win against the MLS All-Stars. Xhaka was member of the Swiss U-21 squad that competed in the final tournament, hosted by Denmark, between 11 and 25 June 2011. Copy URL GRANIT XHAKA. Diary of a scout: How COVID-19 has impacted the search for new talent ... and that a swap deal involving Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka is an option that interests the Nerazzurri. [43][44] Emery also suggested that Xhaka should apologise. [77], Switzerland national under-19 football team, 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign, "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed", "Granit Xhaka: Profile of Arsenal's first summer signing", "Granit Xhaka: a born leader who will finally bring some grit to Arsenal – Marcus Christenson", "Granit Xhaka becomes Arsenal's third-most expensive transfer at around £30m", "Wir sind Borussia. Join the discussion or compare with others! [58], Xhaka debuted for Switzerland at Wembley Stadium against England in a 2–2 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification draw on 4 June 2011. [24], In his second season at the club, Xhaka started 29 times and made five substitute appearances as Gladbach finished in sixth place in the 2014–15 Bundesliga.[24]. ... Konate, 21, is valued at £50 million, which would make him a … [37], On 15 September 2018, Xhaka scored the first goal, from a direct free kick, in a 2–1 victory against Newcastle United. He participated in the Under-17 World Cup in 2009 in Nigeria. [62] On 2 June 2014, Xhaka was named in Switzerland's 2014 World Cup squad by national coach Ottmar Hitzfeld. The Swiss team won the World Cup.[56]. Granit Xhaka 80 - live prices, in-game stats, comments and reviews for FIFA 21 Ultimate Team FUT. fifa 19. Granit Xhaka (born 27 September 1992) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a central defensive midfielder for British club Arsenal, and the Switzerland national team. View his overall, offense & defense attributes, compare him with other players in the game. All the bad things were clear to see," acknowledged midfielder Granit Xhaka when he spoke to FIFA.com. 10. In 2018, Xhaka was the eighth most Googled personality in Switzerland. Advert. The Swiss was one of several underwhelming Gunners as Mikel Arteta's side were comfortably beaten 2-0 at bitter rivals Tottenham. [41] The incident began when a portion of Arsenal fans started to cheer when his name was called to be replaced. Xhaka, whose team won 1–0, was playing against his brother Taulant. On 13 December 2020, Arsenal hosted Burnley in a Premier League fixture. "[19] Whilst the Swiss National Football Coach, Ottmar Hitzfeld, has dubbed him the 'young Schweinsteiger.'[19]. Xhaka has played for Swiss youth squad at the U-17 level. [59] On 15 November 2011, during his sixth international appearance, he scored his first international goal in the 1–0 away win against Luxembourg at the Stade Josy Barthel. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri received a warning and a fine of 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,100) for unsporting behavior, in a judgment Monday by FIFA's disciplinary panel. [64], Xhaka was selected for Euro 2016, where Switzerland's campaign opened against Albania in Lens. 81 xhaka cm 51 pac. 78 phy. 79 pas. He participated in the Under-17 World Cup in 2009 in Nigeria. He scored his first Super League goal in the 5–1 home win against FC Thun on 15 May 2011. Towards the end of the match, he scored the second goal in Basel's 2–0 victory. Arsenal fans on Twitter lauded Granit Xhaka’s display during Switzerland’s 1-1 draw against Spain in the UEFA Nations League last night. He made his senior debut in 2011 and has won over 80 caps, representing the nation at the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and 2018, and at UEFA Euro 2016. [69][70][71][72] FIFA fined each player 10,000 Swiss francs "for unsporting behaviour contrary to the principles of fair-play". 70 def. On 18 May 2012, Basel announced on their homepage that Xhaka had agreed terms with Lucien Favre's Borussia Mönchengladbach. Before making his international debut for Switzerland, Xhaka was still undecided whether to play for his birth country or Albania, and he complained to the Albanian sports media that FSHF was ignoring him while the Swiss Football Association was showing much more interest. His workrates are Low / Medium. He scored his first and only goal of the season in a 3–2 loss at 1. Xhaka's height is 185 cm cm and his weight is estimated at 80 kg kg according to our database. Xhaka, however, published an open letter stating that his participation in Euro 2016 had disqualified him from changing his allegiance, and he was thus tied to Switzerland. Switzerland captain Stephan Lichtsteiner was warned and fined 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,050). Add the latest transfer rumour here. Since the beginning of the 2010–11 season, Xhaka played for the Basel first team. His best stats are: Aggression: 91, Shot Power: 90, Short Pass: 84, Long Pass: 84, Stamina: 82. FIFA The Best: Messi, Ronaldo, Lewy nominated. [20] At the end of the 2010–11 season, Xhaka won the Super League Championship title with Basel and at the end of the 2011–12 season he won the Double, the League Championship title[21] and the Swiss Cup[22] with the club. 81 pas. Christian Eriksen linked with shock Arsenal move as Inter Milan target Granit Xhaka FIFA 21 Career Mode wonderkids you must sign, including Kylian Mbappe, Jadon Sancho, and Erling Haaland Germany ‘fell apart’ against Spain like Brazil at 2014 World Cup 80 xhaka cdm 52 pac. '[53] On 1 August 2020, Xhaka was selected to start in the FA Cup Final against Chelsea, and went on to win his second winners' medal as Arsenal won their 14th FA Cup.[54]. Can FIFA clean it up? Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri after they celebrated their goals during a 2-1 … Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took over as the captain after previously serving as vice captain. He made his first team debut in the third qualifying round of the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League in the away match against Debrecen in the Szusza Ferenc Stadium. [46] Arsenal later tweeted an explanation from Xhaka about the incident. His older brother, Taulant Xhaka, is a professional footballer and plays for Basel and the Albania national team. Xhaka was sent off at the 56th minute, after clashing with Dwight McNeil and later grabbing Ashley Westwood by the neck. – Borussia Mönchengladbach", "Granit Dhaka: Zuhause bin ich sowohl in der Schweiz wie in Kosova", "Granit Xhaka: "Es ist ein guter Moment für diesen tollen Schritt, "Granit Xhaka: 'My dad's first few months in jail were OK, then the beatings started, "Arsenal's Granit Xhaka fired by his father's struggle for freedom", "Xhaka: Zgjodha pa hezitim Zvicrën, shqiptarët më thonë tradhtar! ... and that a swap deal involving Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka is an option that interests the Nerazzurri. He was booed as he walked off the pitch, and responded by making several sarcastic gestures and angrily saying "fuck off" twice to the fans who jeered his name. Granit Xhaka has backed Nicolas Pepe to "come back stronger" after he was sent off in Arsenal's goalless draw with Leeds. Granit Xhaka is the cousin of Agon Xhaka (FC Besa Pejë). fifa 20. Xhaka has played for Swiss youth squad at the U-17 level. [25] Borussia finished in third place to qualify for the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League. © www.fifaindex.com 2020 - Terms Of Service - Cookie Policy. Between 2008 and 2010, he played 37 games for the U-21 team, scoring eleven goals. He is currently 28 years old and plays as a Defensive Midfielder for Arsenal in England. [51][52] Xhaka credited Arteta for this resurgence, claiming 'He [Arteta] turned me around and gave me a second chance and he showed me he trusted me and I tried to give him everything back. He also removed his jersey before walking straight down the tunnel. [39], On 27 September 2019, Arsenal manager Unai Emery confirmed that Xhaka will be the new captain for the Gunners, replacing Laurent Koscielny. "Xherdan Shaqiri is the best talent in Switzerland...after Granit Xhaka. [60], Switzerland also tried to select Xhaka to participate in the 2012 Olympic Football tournament, but he opted to stay at his new club for pre-season training. Check out Granit Xhaka and his rating on FIFA 21. [63] In the team's second match, Xhaka scored in a 5–2 loss to France. Xhaka played for various Basel youth teams and since 2008 has been a member of the U-21 squad. [65] Xhaka played every minute of Switzerland's campaign, which ended in the round of 16 with a loss to Poland at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard; after a 1–1 draw he was the only player to not score in the penalty shootout, shooting wide. FIFA 21 next-gen will launch worldwide on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PlayStation 5 on December 4, 2020. [42] Xhaka's actions were met with significant criticism after the match, and manager Unai Emery described Xhaka's conduct as "wrong". 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Herzlich willkommen. 80 pas. [13][14] Their family moved from Podujevo, District of Pristina to Switzerland that year.[15][16][17]. [5] He completed a high-profile transfer to Arsenal in May 2016 for a fee in the region of £30 million.[6]. Granit Xhaka was born on Sept. 27, 1992. FC Nürnberg. Get the latest SOCCER news on Granit Xhaka. ... "There were actually a few positives as well," the 21-year-old contended. Granit Xhaka is the cousin of Armando Sadiku (Büyüksehir Belediye Erzurumspor). [68] On 22 June, he equalised with a long-range strike as the Swiss came from behind to defeat Serbia 2–1 in their second game. [73][74], Xhaka was appointed as a temporary captain by Vladimir Petković in the absence of Stephan Lichtsteiner, which caused him to be criticised by former Swiss international Stéphane Henchoz, who claimed that Xhaka could not properly represent Switzerland due to his Albanian heritage, instead suggesting that Lichtsteiner, Yann Sommer, or Fabian Schär serve as captain. 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He scored his first goal for the U-19 on 7 September 2010 as the team won 3–0 against the Czech Republic. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri received a warning and a fine of 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,100) for unsporting behavior, in a judgment by FIFA's disciplinary panel on Monday. [55] The match eventually ended with Burnley winning 1–0 after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an own goal at the 73rd minute. [18], Former Basel coach Thorsten Fink once said. The brothers started their youth football by Concordia Basel and both moved to Basel in 2002. As so he started in the Cup final against Chelsea which the Gunners won 2–1. [30] Four days later, he would score again from distance, this time from 30 yards in a 4–0 EFL Cup defeat of Nottingham Forest. [75] In September 2019, Xhaka offered his captaincy to Xherdan Shaqiri in an effort to get him to return to the national side. 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