It's never easy to join a new club, especially when you're carrying the financial burden of a large transfer fee - just ask Paul Pogba, John Stones, or Granit Xhaka. Fernando Torres at Chelsea, Robinho at Manchester City, and even Andy Carroll at Liverpool have all struggled to find their feet.
Earlier today, Arsenal Football Club, through its website, released names of players who have been sidelined ahead of their English Premier League against Burnley on Saturday. Photo credit: Getty Images The players include Rob Holding and Mohamed Elneny. Rob Holding is said to still be recovering from a knee injury he sustained in the game against Norwich while Elneny is yet to recover from a hamstring problem.
Mikel Arteta's side finally kickstarted their campaign over the weekend, defeating newly-promoted Norwich City 1-0 courtesy of Aubameyang's goal just after the hour mark. However, According to football journalist Chris Wheatley, the Gunners will have midfielder Granit Xhaka available for the highly-anticipated match against Tottenham since the Swiss player returned to first-team training today.
After Arsenal football club started their 2021/2022 campaign on a very bad way, they will likely be looking for players who are capable of transforming the club when the January transfer window opens. The London based club have been linked with a move for a host of players.
Unto the weekend Premier League fixture against Burnley, Arsenal have given a team news update, and it has been confirmed that three players will miss the clash. After a 1-0 win against newly promoted side, Norwich, the gunners will look to capitalize on the victory and get three points against Burnley.
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Arsenal players returned to Lodon Colney for training ahead of Saturday's match against Norwich. Ben White (Covid-19), Gabriel (knee), and Thomas Partey (ankle) are all fit to play at Emirates Stadium and should start. Arsenal is monitoring the fitness of players returning from international service, such as Emile Smith Rowe, who became unwell while playing for England's Under-21 team.
Defending champions Manchester City got the weekend underway on saturday with a 5-0 demolition of Arsenal, who had Granit Xhaka sent off The biggest game of the weekend between Liverpool and Chelsea ended a 1-1 draw, Chelsea had Reece James sent off. Manchester United won 1-0 at Wolverhampton,
Arsenal football club will be hoping to win their first premier league match this season when they play against newly promoted Norwich city football club this weekend. Photo Credit: Daily Mail. But some Arsenal players (Thomas Partey, Mohammed Elneny, Sead Kolasinac, Gabriel and Granit Xhaka) could be unavailable for the clash against Norwich city on Saturday, so here is how Arsenal could lineup without the unavailable players this weekend.
Arsenal will welcome Norwich City to the Emirates Stadium this weekend as the Premier League action returns, following the international break. Both teams have lost all three of their opening games and occupy the bottom of the table, with the Gunners yet to score a single goal.
Arsenal's need for a new defensive midfielder was obvious when the starting line-up for the match against Manchester City was announced. Granit Xhaka was the only recognised defensive midfielder in the starting line-up and he was sent off in the first half for a hard tackle on Ferran Torres.
Jose Mourinho may have moved to Italy but he is still everywhere. The Portuguese star was hired by Italian Seria A side, Roma after getting sacked by English premier league side, Tottenham. The Portuguese head coach is doing well at Roma. He was linked with Switzerland and Arsenal star, Granit Xhaka but a move failed to materialize.
Some Arsenal players were active in training yesterday as they continued practising to be in the best shape and form once the premier league returns. Several top players exited the Arsenal's squad as they travelled to represent their various national teams in the ongoing World Cup qualifiers. These players include Martin Odegaard, Pierre Emrick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka, Granit Xhaka and many others who represented their countries in the World Cup qualifiers.
According to Charles Watts, Arsenal star Granit Xhaka was forced out of Switzerland's friendly match against Greece on Wednesday evening after testing positive to Covid. The Arsenal midfielder, who captains his national side, would have been a sure-fire bet for inclusion in the game during the international break, but has been left out of the contest while he isolates.
The club spent more than £150 million during this transfer window, but none of their additions appear capable of returning the club to the top flight. The summer transfer window for 2021 has closed, and Arsenal, who are currently bottom of the Premier League table, ended it as England's biggest spenders.
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has contacted covid 19 while on international duty with Switzerland. The Arsenal combative midfielder who got red carded in their 5-0 bashing at the hands Manchester city at the weekend will not be available for his country's World cup qualifiers. The 28 year old contracted the virus while on international duty with Switzerland and was left out of the squad to face Greece in an international friendly in Basel on Wednesday evening after being diagnosed with related symptoms.
According to the Swiss Football Association, Arsenal star granite Xhaka has rejected the chance to take vaccination against Covid. Swiss FA's head of communications Adrian Arnold, as per Swiss outlet Blick, confirmed the player had rejected vaccination. Granit Xhaka is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and captains the Switzerland national team.
Xhaka has also enraged the Swiss national team after testing positive for Coronavirus. Granit Xhaka of Arsenal has been chastised for being 'negligent' after testing positive for Coronavirus while unvaccinated. Adrian Arnold, the Switzerland FA's head of communications, confirmed the midfielder's positive test on the same day they advised all players to get the vaccine.
Source: BBC.com Granit Xhaka led Switzerland to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals. However, he was unable to play in Switzerland's 2-1 friendly win over Greece on Wednesday due to a positive Covid-19 test. The 28-year-old Arsenal midfielder, who also serves as the Swiss captain, is undergoing isolation but will undergo another PCR test on Thursday.