Moving to a new country can be daunting, especially when you’ve never left your place of birth, but for Sead Kolasinac there was someone on hand to make the transition seamless.
Having traded the Bundesliga for the Premier League just one year earlier, Granit Xhaka was perfectly placed to ease the process for the 24-year-old.
“Granit’s made things extremely easy for me,” Kolasinac told Arsenal.com. “When he heard I was signing here, he messaged me and told me to contact him if I ever needed anything.
“He’s made it easy for me to settle and of course I’m happy to have a German speaker like him too.
“After tour we saw each other a couple of times, but he has a wife too and he needs to spend time with her. In the evening or after training, we haven’t seen that much of each other, but that will come when I’m more settled and I’m a bit less stressed.”
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