Bayer Leverkusen have emerged as probably the greatest groups in Europe this season beneath the management of Xabi Alonso and a star who has been key to that is former Arsenal man Granit Xhaka.
Leverkusen presently sit prime of the Bundesliga and their Europa League group having drawn only one match all season.
Xhaka has performed a key function in this and stats again it up. According to Fabrizio Romano, the midfielder has performed extra last third passes (127) and extra progressive passes (119) than any participant in Europe’s prime 5 leagues to this point this season.
The Switzerland star was additionally key to Arsenal’s Premier League title cost final season and with the Gunners seen worse this marketing campaign, did Arteta make a mistake selling the 31-year-old this summer?
???? Granit Xhaka has performed extra last third passes (127) and extra progressive passes (119) than any participant in Europe’s prime 5 leagues to this point this season.
Brain of Xabi Alonso’s great staff… and Swiss nationwide staff cap record-holder with 119 appearances. pic.twitter.com/bfvdHMdB69
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 15, 2023
Although Arsenal’s season has not been a catastrophe to this point, Arteta’s facet haven’t been as convincing because the earlier time period, though there are quite a few elements in this – accidents being an enormous one.
However, they actually miss Xhaka who contributed final season with seven objectives and 7 assists within the Premier League. Declan Rice has been an incredible alternative for the veteran midfielder however it’s the others within the Gunners’ midfield that have but to step up.