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Granit Xhaka Transfers to Bayer Leverkusen in the 1. Bundesliga: Details and Reaction

Granit Xhaka will play in the 1. Bundesliga again after seven years. The Swiss midfielder transferred from Mönchengladbach to Arsenal in the summer of 2016, and Leverkusen announced his transfer today.

Xhaka is thirty years old and has signed a five-year contract with Bayer, the London club will receive a severance payment of 25 million euros.

“Bayer 04 is a club with a huge tradition and great ambitions and, in my opinion, a great future. I know the German league and I continued to follow it during my time in London. And the negotiations with the club representatives also gave me motivation, Leverkusen wants to achieve something big and I I’m really looking forward to the coming years,” said Xhaka.

Xhaka made a total of 297 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 23 goals and lifting the FA Cup Winners’ Cup twice. He also has 115 starts for the Swiss national team, his place in the cabin should be taken by Declan Rice from West Ham as soon as possible.

Leverkusen is quite active on the market and Xhaka is already their fourth summer signing. Defender Alejandro Grimaldo arrived for free from Benfica, Arthur will fight for a place on the right edge of the defensive line and Jonas Hofmann will be newly engaged on the wing.


2023-07-06 18:22:30
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