Arsenal star Granit Xhaka has been continuously linked with a move to Roma since the end of the season, a recurring mountain of speculation often fuelled by comments from the midfielder’s agent.
According to reports, Roma are in talks to sign Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, with Jose Mourinho reported to be an admirer of the Swiss International.
Former Tottenham boss, Mourinho is now the new coach of Roma and he’s desperate to make Xhaka his first summer signing.
Jose have always made his admiration known since 2019.
“Xhaka is the main man in the entire Arsenal midfield, you can’t see it unless I lend you one of my eyes.
“Without him Arsenal is lost. He is a leader. Remember, mistakes are made by humans.” Jose Mourinho said in 2019.
Granit Xhaka have also admitted that He loves the idea of playing with Mourinho and was full of praises for the tactician.
When Quizzed on if he would love to play with him.
He said: “ Of Course, Everyone knows Mourinho and what he has achieved. Mourinho knows how to win titles. You can now see what work I have done over the past few years.”
The Swiss international stated he was not ‘thinking’ about playing there whilst talking about one, but hinted that it’s something he would very much be open to if the ‘possibility’ was on the table.
The Gunners are well open to sell and want a fee in the region of £21.5m (€25m), however Roma want to pay something closer to £10m plus bonuses.
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