- Granit Xhaka who plays for Arsenal has revealed that he has Achilles tendon pain
- But his complain has met the deaf ears of some Arsenal fans on social media
- Xhaka goes down in pain during Switzerland's Euro 2020 qualifier against Gibraltar
Arsenal fans have shown no sympathy for midfielder Granit Xhaka despite explanation that he has been playing through the pain barrier with Achilles injury.
It was on Sunday, September 8, Granit Xhaka got injured while playing for Switzerland in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Gibraltar.
According to the report on UK Sun, the 26-year-old admitted that he has been battling with the injury problem even before the start of 2019/20 Premier League season.
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"I’ve been suffering from Achilles tendon pain for a few weeks now. I felt it during the game.
"It hurts now, but it should be okay otherwise,'' Xhaka explained.
But Arsenal faithfuls were not not concerned about the reported injury thereby blasting Granit Xhaka on social media.
"Switzerland chasing a goal with 30 seconds to go, and Xhaka gives away a stupid foul to kill their momentum loool,'' a fan explained according to UK Sun.
Another called Matt posted a video of Lionel Messi celebrating with the words: "Xhaka has injured his Achilles?"
Meanwhile, Arsenal are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League standings with seven points after four games.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Granit Xhaka made a shocking revelation he could be on his way out of Arsenal because he wants to play at the highest level of the game.
The Switzerland international has played 131 matches for the Gunners since making a summer move from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016.
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