Granit Xhaka has delivered a heartfelt message to Arsenal fans. The Swiss has promised, he will never give up and vow to keep fighting to do all he could for Arsenal.
The former Borussia Monchengladbach completed a £35m move to Arsenal in May and has started two Premier League games this for the club this season.
Xhaka, when asked via Arsenal Magazine what fans could expert, he said, “I’m not somebody who gives up. I love playing football, I always want the ball and I’m not scared to play a risky pass.”
“I’m a fighter too, and I think that’s a big advantage to have in the Premier League.”
The summer capture excited Arsenal supporters – and that didn’t go unnoticed by Xhaka himself.
He said: “I need that love from the fans and I need trust from all sides.
“I’ve really noticed that on tour in California. I went to an event and the fans there already had a song for me. I hadn’t even played a game for Arsenal at that point, so it showed that they have expectations.
“I will give my absolute everything in every game to try and give something back to them.
“Maybe not everything will work out for me, but one thing they need to know is that I will always give my all.
“That’s the sort of person I’ve always been. I read some of the comments and it makes me proud to know that they expect a lot from me.
“I hope I can bring my mentality and some of what I’ve learnt in the past to this squad. I really hope this will be a successful season.”