Big news as Arsenal will be announcing £180,000-a-week deal ‘very soon’ Italian has announced!
Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has opened up and claimed that an Arsenal deal for Granit Xhaka has been agreed
Xhaka has been an Arsenal player that has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over the past few months, from the poor performances on the pitch, to the rumours that he could be leaving the club this summer
Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen on acquiring the midfielder for Roma this summer, but the two sides appeared to be struggling to agree a fee, as Arsenal were demanding alot more than what Roma are prepared to pay
It was claimed that Roma want to sign Xhaka for a fee of around £24 million but the Gunners wanted closer to £30 million to wrap up a deal, which has meant that the clubs were far apart on negotiations
Then rumours broke in the media that Xhaka didnt want to leave the club after all and the Arsenal board were in fact very keen to tie him down to a new contract at the Emirates, which shocked many fans
Xhaka now looks set to extend his stay in North London by signing a bumper new deal, and Fabrizio Romano insists that an agreement over the salary and length of the new contract have already been agreed.
Fabrizio Romano Tweeted: “Everything has been agreed on Granit Xhaka signing a new contract with Arsenal which will see him stay for the next four years. The midfielder was really close to joining Roma in the past few weeks and he wanted a move to Italy but then Arsenal managed to convince him to stay.
Look, Xhaka is a very solid member of that Arsenal squad that has a few good games over the course of the season, but the club could have let him go as he clearly doesnt have the desire to give everything for the club
He looked certain for a move away, and is just signing for the money
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