Xhaka on the edge of 100 games

Granit Xhaka is one of those players that some journalists and fans get on the back of, call useless, and demand the end of.  No matter what the statistics and evidence show (his successful pass rate is in the Gilberto league for example) the word is out – he is useless, he has to go, and the fact that the manager can’t see it shows a major fault in the manager’s vision.
Which makes it a bit hard to understand how managers of both Arsenal and Switzerland see things differently.   He has played 70 times for Switzerland, and 99 times for Arsenal at the moment of writing.  If he plays in the Europa final that will be his 100th Arsenal game..
Xhaka was signed on this day in 2016.  This and the rest of the anniversaries, are below.
 
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