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Arsenal have officially announced midfielder Granit Xhaka have signed a new deal with the club.
The deal was announced on the club’s official website for the Swiss international that was on duty for his country when they drew to Brazil at the World Cup in Russia.
The 25-year-old played a part in all 38 of the Gunners’ Premier League games last season and has been rewarded with a new deal.
An official statement reads: “Hi Gunners, it’s Granit, I’m happy and proud to sign a new contract here for Arsenal,” Xhaka said in a video message posted on social media. I hope for good results in the future.”
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) June 15, 2018
Arsenal new boss Unai Emery is delighted and has revealed he looks forward working with the 25-year-old.
“I’m delighted that Granit has extended his contract with us,” Emery told Arsenal’s website.
“He’s an important member of the squad and is still young so will be able to develop even more.
“I hope he has a successful World Cup with Switzerland and comes back fit and ready for the new season.”