Granit Xhaka swaps Bundesliga for Arsenal FC

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Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka has been unveiled as Arsenal's latest big money signing.

The 23 year-old made the move from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach for an undisclosed fee.

Manager Arsene Wenger revealed his delight as Arsenal confirmed their new acquisition on Wednesday.

“Granit Xhaka is an exciting young player, already with good Champions League and Bundesliga experience," Wenger told Arsenal FC's official website.

"We have been watching him for a long time now and he is a player who will add quality to our squad. We wish Granit a good Euro 2016 with Switzerland and look forward to welcoming him to Arsenal ahead of next season.”

Xhaka himself added: "I am very happy to be here. It’s a dream come true and I’m happy.

"I remember I was young and the first game I watched was in the Premier League. It’s a big dream for me and now that I’m here I am very, very happy.

"I like the way Arsenal play football. I like to play football. I’m an aggressive player and also a leader. I’m only 23 but I captained a good team in Germany.

"I know they are a big club. This year they finished second and that was a very good season," said the player.