Arsene Wenger says Granit Xhaka will make Arsenal’s midfield stronger than ever this season.
The Switzerland international joined in training with his new team-mates at London Colney this week after recovering from his exertions at Euro 2016.
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“[Xhaka brings] his passing ability to play through the lines from deep positions, his work rate, and he’s good in the air,” Wenger told Arsenal Player.
“He’s a young boy as well, 23 years old. There’s a lot to come from him. We lost three midfielders: Flamini, Rosicky and Arteta, and numbers-wise we are quite solid in midfield now.
“Elneny had a big impact when he came here, Coquelin was injured for a long time and is back. Cazorla will come back, Wilshere is back… so we are solid in midfield.”
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