Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has never exactly looked good enough for a club of the Gunners’ size, but he’s also just about managed to get away with it for three full seasons now.
The Switzerland international arrived with a good reputation after impressing in the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach, having attracted links to other big clubs before winding up at Arsenal.
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However, Xhaka’s time may finally be running out after his costly and just plain stupid error that led to Brighton’s equaliser in yesterday’s 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium.
That needless foul leading to Brighton’s penalty has all but cost Arsenal a place in the top four this season, and it’s not the first time he’s been too rash in those situations.
According to the stat below, the 26-year-old has now given away more penalties in the Premier League than any other player since he joined – four.