Granit Xhaka keen on Arsenal captaincy and dismisses Inter links

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterMonday 10 Jun 2019 12:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link20Shares Advertisement Granit Xhaka has been heavily linked with a move to Inter (Getty Images)Granit Xhaka insists he has no plans to leave Arsenal this summer.The 26-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Inter, who are now managed by Antonio Conte.Reports have claimed that Arsenal would accept a €40 million (£35.6m) bid for the Switzerland international.But Xhaka, who joined Arsenal in a £35m deal from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016, wants to stay with the Gunners and is even open to becoming a permanent captain.ADVERTISEMENT Xhaka is keen on becoming Arsenal’s permanent captain (Getty Images)‘Not that I know,’ Xhaka told Blick when asked if he was planning to leave Arsenal.‘I have another four years on my contract, I only signed last year.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I’m happy there, my family too. That’s the most important.’And when asked if it would be fantastic if he were to be made Arsenal captain, Xhaka replied: ‘It would certainly be the dot on the ‘i’.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Comment Granit Xhaka keen on Arsenal captaincy and dismisses Inter linkslast_img

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