English Premiership

Xhaka: No offers from Arsenal

2016-05-10 16:26
Granit Xhaka (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Monchengladbach star player Granit Xhaka has confirmed that despite reports suggesting a transfer is imminent, Arsenal are yet to make contact.

The Swiss holding midfielder has had an excellent season at Borussia-Park, playing a crucial role in the his club's quest for fourth place in the Bundesliga, a position they currently occupy.

With one match to go in the season, the player's focus will be in protecting their Champions League play-off spot, an achievement that may tempt the player to remain with Gladbach.

"What happens is not entirely down to me. I can only say that I am really happy here, and my contract runs through to 2020. Until today, no offer has been made," he said.

"To be honest, I didn't think about it in the past weeks. And I believe you could see that on the pitch. Should something come up, we'd possibly sit down and decide what happens. And if nothing comes up, everything fits here at Borussia," he added.

The German club will do whatever they can to keep hold of Xhaka, club president Max Eberl told Kicker.

"We will fight for Granit. There are clubs who can offer an even bigger chance of playing Champions League and competing for titles and trophies," Eberl said, opting not to name the clubs he was referring to.

Xhaka is valued at approximately 25m euro by Transfermarkt.com and is likely to add the grit that was sorely lacking from the Gunners' midfield throughout the past season.

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