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Granit Xhaka was linked with a transfer to Hertha Berlin but Mikel Arteta said the Swiss midfielder has hinted he will stay at Arsenal.
Despite starting in Mikel Arteta's first game in charge, Granit Xhaka has told Arsenal he wants to join Hertha Berlin in January.
Mikel Arteta has no intention of parting with Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, who has been linked to Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin.
Arsenal have not won a match during Granit Xhaka's first-team exile and the Switzerland midfielder is back to face Eintracht Frankfurt.
Unai Emery stripped Granit Xhaka of his captaincy after his actions against Crystal Palace. The player is going through a hard time in the ranks of Arsenal. Despite this, the coach has expressed to the club his wish that the Swiss continue in their ranks.
Arsenal face Southampton this Saturday and an under pressure Unai Emery has stated that Granit Xhaka could return to the Arsenal team, despite recently claiming that he didn't know if the former captain would play for the club again.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery said Thursday that Granit Xhaka's "mindset is better" after he missed four matches following his public run-in with the club's fans.
Granit Xhaka may have been stripped of the Arsenal captaincy due to his public run-in with the club's fans but he says he will be staying and fighting for his place in the team.
Granit Xhaka is not going through his best spell at Arsenal. Since he confronted the fans and insulted them, the Gunners have not played him. He could leave in the winter and Newcastle would be delighted to sign him.
Granit Xhaka and Premier League footballers need to have thick skins to cope with abuse from football fans, says Gary Neville.