I Have Said Good Bye- I’ll Complete Arsenal Before Next Month

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This report is according to French publication Bild, they are reporting Arsenal are close to completing a deal for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka in summer.

It is believed Borussia Monchengladbach are holding on to Xhaka as they are currently looking for his replacement despite agree personal terms with the player.

The report further claims the 23-year-old wants his future decided before Euro’s 2016 and he is eager to complete Arsenal deal ASAP.

He told German newspaper Bild: “There are now daily talks. And definitely a decision before the European Championship.

“I played my first competitive match for Borussia (Monchengladbach) in the cup in Darmstadt. This was followed by four wonderful years.

“Now perhaps the last game again in Darmstadt – the circle has virtually closed.”

And although Xhaka has a contract to 2019, the club are also resigned to his departure.

Sporting director Max Eberl said: “Of course it is our desire that Granit remains. But we know that there are several interested parties. And since there is then one or the other issue that we say: Yes, we have to do it!”

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