Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka, believes he has been able to achieve a great deal in the ‘positive 2016’.The Swiss international made the remark as he reeled out his achievements duirng the year in an interview with Arsenal Player on Thursday.
The 24-year-old qualified for the Champions League with Borussia Monchengladbach, featured at Euro 2016 and then left Germany for the Premier League.
“Half a year in Germany, half a year in England… so I was with Monchengladbach from January through to June, where we qualified for the Champions League, which made for a very interesting season.
“Then the transfer here to Arsenal, which I’m very proud of and made me very happy. I’m glad to have been able to make that step and I think the second half of the year has gone pretty positively.
“There have been a lot of nice highlights. The national team are doing great in qualifying for the World Cup so far, we’re in first [position in the group].
“We achieved what we wanted to with Gladbach – the Champions League qualification – and I was able to make the next big step in my career to Arsenal. So it’s all been very positive,” said an elated Xhaka.
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