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Granit Xhaka: Arsenal players didn’t deserve to be on the pitch

Granit Xhaka suggested Arsenal didn’t deserve to play European football at all next season after a disastrous defeat against Newcastle left their top-four hopes in tatters. Arsenal headed to St James’ Park knowing only victory would keep them ahead of Tottenham but Mikel Arteta’s side crumbled under the pressure as Bruno Guimaraes capped an emphatic victory for the home side. The result means Arsenal’s only hope of snatching fourth rests on long-relegated Norwich defeating Spurs on the final day of the season. “It’s so difficult to find the right words after the game,” Xhaka told Sky Sports. “We came here...

Arsenal 3-1 Manchester United: Granit Xhaka seals win as Gunners stay fourth in Champions League race

Arsenal stepped up their claims for a place in the Premier League's top four at the expense of Manchester United's ambitions in a thriller at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners came into the game on an upswing after ending a run of three successive defeats with victory at Chelsea, while United were attempting to bounce back from a humiliating 4-0 loss at Liverpool.

Arsenal vs Man Utd LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction after Granit Xhaka goal

Follow live reaction after Arsenal dealt a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four Premier League finish as Nuno Tavares, Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka struck in a 3-1 win that revived the home side’s chances of Champions League football next season.Arsenal were rewarded for their blistering early pace as Tavares tapped home in the third minute after United goalkeeper David de Gea pushed away a curling effort by Saka, following some poor defending by the visitors at the Emirates. Saka doubled the Gunners’ lead from the penalty spot after a foul on the winger in the build-up...

Granit Xhaka: I almost left Arsenal over 'pure hate' from fans, relationship will never be the same

Granit Xhaka has said he was close to leaving Arsenal after he was booed off and clashed with his own supporters during a Premier League match against Crystal Palace in 2019. Arsenal were pegged back in a 2-2 draw against Palace at the Emirates Stadium and when Xhaka was substituted in the second half, he was met with jeers from Arsenal fans for taking time to come off the pitch.