Date: 1st December 2016 at 9:00pm
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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka says he still feels he made the right decision to join last summer.

The Swiss joined from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer for £30 million but has been in and out of the starting eleven.

Talking to German magazine SportBild, Xhaka says he knows it will take some time to settle into a new league and a new country, but he is sure he will succeed in the long term:

“When you enter a new league, I think every player needs a certain amount of time to settle in. I get my chances, but I must have patience. Maybe a bit longer than in Gladbach, but I know my qualities and know exactly why I took this step here and that it was the right one.”

Xhaka has started six of 13 games this season but his poor disciplinary record has meant he has already missed three matches through suspension after being sent off in the 3-2 win over back in October for fouling Madou Barrow.

He did start Arsenal’s last game against at the weekend, and will be hoping to be in the first eleven again for the trip to the to face West Ham.