Date:12th September 2018 at 5:00pm
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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has many detractors among the Gunners’ fanbase but he was given the opportunity to show what he can do for Switzerland against England last night.

The midfielder took control of the game, but he was admittedly less effective in the second half as the Three Lions improved on a poor first-half display.

Fans on Twitter were typically split about Xhaka’s performance at the King Power Stadium yesterday.

A few supporters don’t think the 25-year-old should start for Arsenal:

For many Gunners fans, Xhaka will always be a divisive figure. Some question whether he has the ability to play the holding midfield role, especially in the Premier League. Those who criticise him say he can be caught too much on the ball, his passing is not always on point and he doesn’t provide enough goals or assists.

Still, with Arsene Wenger and now Unai Emery both having shown faith in the Swiss international, he clearly has something that managers appreciate.


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