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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka close to signing for Roma

Mon 07 June 2021 | 18:50

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka’s transfer rumor to Roma has been floating around in recent days, and according to reports, the Swiss midfielder is getting closer to signing for the Italian side.

The Giallorossi are entering a new era in management under former



Jose Mourinho

, and they are looking to rebuild their squad ahead of another Serie A season, following a seventh-place finish in the last season.

Jose Mourinho has made signing the Switzerland international his priority since taking charge in the Italian capital and


are open to selling the midfielder, who joined the club from

Borussia Monchengladbach

in 2016.

The 28-year-old Swiss international will face Italy in the group stages of Euro 2020.

According to Metro, talks are now underway between two clubs over the details of the deal.

The report claims that the two teams are in direct contact over a summer switch, although


want to pay in the region of €15m while Arsenal are sticking at their valuation of €25m.

It has been suggested that Xhaka already agreed personal terms with Roma for a four-year contract.

source: SportMob