London — Arsenal has signed midfielder Granit Xhaka, the
team's first addition to the squad in the transfer window.
The 23-year-old Xhaka is joining Arsenal from Borussia
Monchengladbach after captaining the German team to fourth place in the
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says "we have been
watching him for a long time now and he is a player who will add quality to our
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Xhaka will join up with his new Arsenal teammates after
playing at the European Championship with Switzerland.
Arsenal, which finished second in the Premier League, has
not won the title since 2004.
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