‘I’m flying back’: £35m Arsenal star en-route to Dubai hours after World Cup heartbreak
Addressing the Night Standard, the Swiss captain uncovered that he will be flying out quickly to rejoin with the Arsenal first team in the UAE as Xhaka and Switzerland experienced a 6-1 misfortune in the round of 16, with Portugal playing out one of the exhibitions of the opposition.
It was a staggering way for Switzerland to end their competition, with Xhaka and company advancing out of a troublesome group and seeming to be the top choices to beat Portugal in the principal knockout match. In any case, it wasn’t intended to be for the Arsenal midfielder.
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Also, presently, the 30-year-old is set to rejoin with Arsenal as soon as today, with Mikel Arteta taking what survives from his team out to Dubai for some warm-weather conditions preparing as well as some mid-season friendlies against any show of AC Milan and Olympique Lyonnais.
To be sure, Xhaka’s re-visitation of Arsenal as of now will be a significant lift for the club, who this World Cup have lost Gabriel Jesus to injury. Also, the £35m midfielder himself appeared to be eager to get back to the Gunners having crashed out of the World Cup in the absolute worst design.
Xhaka said: “I have something to accomplish there [with Arsenal], and I realize the team is in Dubai right now doing the pre-season. I’m flying back to Dubai, returning to the team, and returning to the preparation and attempting to fail to remember the competition now.”
Switzerland were supported by a lot of people to be a surprisingly strong contender of the World Cup, and heading into the Portugal conflict, there was valid justification to accept that Xhaka’s side got an opportunity of winning the tie. Nonetheless, football is an entertaining old game, and the Arsenal star is more right than wrong to fail to remember what occurred in Qatar that evening.
With Arsenal top of the Premier League, there are presently more significant things in question with Xhaka than harping on Switzerland’s World Cup exit. What’s more, zeroing in on his club will be useful in getting the midfielder back to his best in front of the arrival of English football.