The Swiss star was expected to join Jose Moreno in Italy – but this is no longer the case.
Arsenal manager Michel Arteta has confirmed that Grant Zaka’s proposed move to Roma is closed – and he expects the midfielder to be a “key member” of the team this year.
Earlier in the summer, defensive midfielder Serie A was set to join Jose Mourinho, although reports surfaced last week that Zaka would be with the Gunners.
Xhaka recently returned to training and scored in Arsenal’s 2-1 friendly defeat to Chelsea on Sunday, following Artita’s comments after the match.
What has been said?
“Grant [Xhaka] Is going to stay with us. He is a key member of our squad, “said Artita.
Xhaka was briefly on the home side on terms when he was coming home from Nicolas Pepe Corner – the high point of the match by Artita.
Thomas Party Injury Update.
Meanwhile, the manager also confirmed that fellow midfielder Thomas Party’s injury to the Gunners during the fixture was a matter of grave concern.
“At the moment, it doesn’t look good because he was in pain and he couldn’t continue,” he said of the former Atletico Madrid star, who was forced into the UAE five minutes before the break. ۔
The Gunners currently have Mohamed Alini and new signer Albert Samby to fill the party’s left gap, yet the Gunners have been troubled since launching their Premier League campaign against Brentford on August 13. Is.
Before that, meanwhile, they have a final friendly against Tottenham next Sunday.