Swiss midfielder Xhaka joins Leverkusen from Arsenal

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Swiss midfielder Xhaka joins Leverkusen from Arsenal

Bayer Leverkusen have completed the signing of Granit Xhaka from Arsenal on a five-year contract, according to the Bundesliga club. Although the financial details were not disclosed, it is reported that Bayer Leverkusen paid 25 million euros ($27.19 million) for the 30-year old midfielder. Xhaka, who spent seven seasons with Arsenal, making 297 appearances and contributing 23 goals and 29 assists, will now join Xabi Alonso’s Leverkusen. During his time at Arsenal, Xhaka helped the club secure two FA Cups. Prior to his move to Arsenal in 2016, Xhaka had a four-year spell with Borussia Moenchengladbach. Xhaka expressed his excitement about returning to the German league, stating that he is familiar with it and has been following it closely during his time in London. He also praised Bayer 04 for its impressive history and ambitious goals, emphasizing his belief in the club’s bright future. The conversion rate for euros to dollars is $1 = 0.9195 euros. The article was reported by Janina Nuno Rios in Mexico City and edited by Ken Ferris. The article adheres to The Thomson RushHourDaily Trust Principles.

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