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Granit
Xhaka

Stats

48Games
3Goals
2Assists
82Minutes per game
1325Minutes per goal
88%Starts
Current season
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7Yellow card
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Latest games

MatchdayDateCompetitionTime playedYellowRedAssistsSuccess rate
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
2:1
Logo FC Augsburg
18.05.2024Bundesliga20'N/A0 /2
Logo VfL Bochum
0:5
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
12.05.2024Bundesliga80'N/A0 /3
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
2:2
Logo AS Roma
09.05.2024UEFA Europa League90'10 /1
Logo Eintracht Frankfurt
1:5
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
05.05.2024Bundesliga72'N/A1 /1
Logo AS Roma
0:2
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
02.05.2024UEFA Europa League90'1N/A0 /2
Logo Borussia Dortmund
1:1
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
21.04.2024Bundesliga90'1N/A0 /0
Logo West Ham United
1:1
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
18.04.2024UEFA Europa League90'N/A0 /0
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
5:0
Logo SV Werder Bremen
14.04.2024Bundesliga77'N/A1 /2
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
2:0
Logo West Ham United
11.04.2024UEFA Europa League90'N/A0 /4
Logo 1. FC Union Berlin
0:1
Logo Bayer 04 Leverkusen
06.04.2024Bundesliga90'N/A0 /1

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At Bayer 04 since
05.07.2023
Date of birth
27.09.1992
Height / Weight
1.86m / 80kg
Nationality
SUI

Former clubs

PeriodClubMatchdayGoals
2016 - 2023 FC Arsenal 297 23
2012 - 2016 Borussia Mönchengladbach 140 9
2003 - 2012 FC Basel 113 17
- 2003 FC Concordia Basel

Swiss international Granit Xhaka has joined Bayer 04 for the 2023/24 season. The midfield strategist joined from top English club Arsenal, where he held a leadership role from 2016. Xhaka agreed a contract to 2028 at Leverkusen. "His footballing quality is well known. But above all, there are only a few players who can lead a team as convincingly as he can thanks to outstanding mentality and personality," said Simon Rolfes, sporting managing director at Bayer 04, in praise of the former Mönchengladbach player when he signed.

 

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Bayer 04 - 03.05.2024

Six Leverkusen players named in 2023/24 Bundesliga Team of the Season

Bundesliga champions Bayer 04 have also dominated the division’s Team of the Season after football fans around the world named Jonathan Tah, Alejandro Grimaldo, Jeremie Frimpong, Granit Xhaka, Florian Wirtz and Victor Boniface in the Bundesliga’s best XI for 2023/24, in cooperation with EA Sports.

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Bayer 04 - 17.04.2024

Eight Werkself stars nominated for Team of the Season

The German Football League (DFL) has launched the vote for the Bundesliga Team of the Season. As of now, fans of the Werkself can select no fewer than eight Bayer 04 players in the top XI of the 2023/24 campaign: on the shortlist are Lukas Hradecky, Jonathan Tah, Jeremie Frimpong, Alejandro Grimaldo, Granit Xhaka, Exequiel Palacios, Florian Wirtz and Victor Boniface. Voting closes on Monday 22 April at 9:00 CEST.

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Granit Xhaka: "Man sieht, wie wohl ich mich hier fühle"
Werkself-TV - 05.01.2024

Xhaka: You can see how much I feel at home here

Granit Xhaka talks to Werkself TV about his first months in Leverkusen, his connection to his teammates and coach Xabi Alonso as well as the coaching course he is on at the moment. The Switzerland international also looks forward to the time after the winter break...

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Bayer 04 - 16.08.2023

Xhaka: ‘My father has never praised me'

It's a transfer that caused a stir. Granit Xhaka joined Bayer 04 in the summer after seven years at Arsenal on a contract to 2028. In an interview to appear in the Werkself Yearbook on Friday, the Switzerland international speaks openly about early mistakes, the special relationship to his family and difficult times in professional football. In addition, the 30-year-old explained why he left the top-flight English club in spite of a personal record season with seven goals and seven assists and what he would like to achieve at Leverkusen."

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Bayer 04 - 15.07.2023

Xhaka: ‘Ideas and philosophy persuaded me'

New signing Granit Xhaka, signed this summer after seven years at Arsenal, fielded questions from the media this week for the first time since his transfer. The 30-year-old Switzerland international talked about his first days in Leverkusen, his connection to head coach Xabi Alonso and his role in the Werkself squad.

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