Granit Xhaka: Next Captain?

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by Emeryates, Oct 28, 2018.

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Which best describes your opinion of Xhaka?

  1. He's not a problem at all

    13.0%
  2. Can be an important player with the right partner/set-up

    39.5%
  3. Shouldn't be relied upon, squad player

    24.2%
  4. Not good enough for Arsenal and should be sold

    23.3%
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  1. MaraDon

    MaraDon Wants you to learn about football

    Great post.
     
  2. say yes

    say yes To VAR

    Yep, very unlike you.

    What are you smoking down there in Argentina these days?
     
  3. NieThePiet

    NieThePiet Loves Overhyping Our Rivals

    What a boss performance in a big game.

     
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  4. kraphtous

    kraphtous Unai Enemy

    One of our most important players, when he doesn‘t play in midfield we don‘t seen to be able to bring the ball forward as effectively as with him. In a way Torreira and Xhaka are canceling each others flaws and creating a solid midfield defensively and attacking wise.
     
  5. say yes

    say yes To VAR

    I’ve always liked him but it’s also pretty clear that Torreira has elevated his game a few notches.

    Absolutely fantastic tonight.
     
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  6. Impact

    Impact Well-Known Member

    Imperious today. So important to our build up play. Emery's middle four structure is getting the best out of him.
     
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  7. Cudareli

    Cudareli Antonio Valencia stan

    Literally world class, one of the best midfielders in the league.

    I have loved every attack over the last year from the 'experts' on here who didn't rate him. Literally just ran the midfield against one of the best sides in the league.

    Oh wait, sorry, he can't do it against a side that presses :lol:
     
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  8. Cudareli

    Cudareli Antonio Valencia stan

    LOL
     
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  9. Rex Banter

    Rex Banter YNWA Trusted

    Guy handled his business tonight. Well in Granit lad. Him and Torreira are so good.
     
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  10. Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility

    Ozil'sCloakOfInvisibility Not a Closet Spurs Fan

    Best game in an Arsenal shirt. Took responsibility in everything he did and kept his composure. Great character to recover from last week.
     
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  11. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    If he preform like this every game I'll give him lifetime contract him and lucas creating such amazing partnership
     
  12. WilshereGone

    WilshereGone Active Member

    He was excellent, particularly in the first half where Liverpool's midfielders couldn't get near him. Haven't been a big fan in the past, but week by week he's winning me over.
     
  13. blaze_of_glory

    blaze_of_glory Moderator Moderator

    Great game, great season from him so far.
     
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  14. dashsnow17

    dashsnow17 Established Member

  15. dashsnow17

    dashsnow17 Established Member

    If Xhaka and Torreira can keep fit, build a solid understanding and maintain consistency then they’ll only get better. That’s comfortably a Champions League midfield right there.
     
  16. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Short man Syndrome

    Very good at the moment.
     
  17. progman07

    progman07 Well-Known Member

    He has stepped up a level certainly today, wonderful performance and I'd happily accept that I was wrong if he could follow up on this.
     
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  18. razörist

    razörist Soft With The Ladies, Hard With The Mes

    Miss the days where he would dive in and torpedo an opponent. Anyway top performance for me, can’t think of anything I would have wanted him to do differently.
     
  19. NieThePiet

    NieThePiet Loves Overhyping Our Rivals

    and Guendouzi and Maitland-Niles behind Xhaka and Torreira.
    Change Elneny for a Player like Partey, who can replace Torreira if injured or in less important games and we have a fantastic CM-CDM for years.
     
  20. TheArsenalis

    TheArsenalis Well-Known Member

    Mugs. Where are you. We just played Liverpool the most dangerous pressing team that was gonna show xhaka up because he can't deal with pressure. Where are you none.

    I'm waiting.
     
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