Photo: Granit Xhaka heads to Stamford Bridge for Chelsea v Arsenal despite suspension

Granit Xhaka was in the stands at Stamford Bridge to cheer Arsenal on against Chelsea on Saturday...

Social Spy
By Social Spy
granit xhaka arsenal chelsea
Granit Xhaka shared this snap on Saturday afternoon Photo: Granit Xhaka / Instagram

Granit Xhaka watched his Arsenal team-mates in action against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime from the stands in west London.

The midfielder is currently suspended following his second red card of the season against Burnley last month but that did not prevent him from travelling to Stamford Bridge to cheer Arsene Wenger’s side on.

Xhaka was joined by some friends in the stands in west London as he watched the Gunners in action against the Blues.

However, it turned out to be a day to forget for Arsenal, as they lost 3-1 following goals from Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas, before Olivier Giroud netted a late consolation strike.

The Switzerland international posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account before the game and wrote the caption: “Come on Gunners👍🏻💪🏻”

Xhaka has scored one goal and made one assist in 19 Premier League games for Arsenal so far this season since his arrival at the club from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer transfer window.

MORE: The latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: The latest Arsenal player tweets

He has been sent off twice and has also been shown two yellow cards, and is due to be available from his four-game domestic suspension for Arsenal’s clash with Sutton United in the FA Cup later this month

Get 50/1 enhanced odds on Chelsea to beat Spurs. Hurry, offer ends soon. Click here and sign up for an account now. New customers only. T&Cs apply. Enhanced winnings paid in free bets.


MORE: The latest football transfer news

OUR PICK: Discover the 5 best fat burner supplements

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Man United signing Nemanja Matic sees his stock rise in perfect Chelsea storm
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Steven Gerrard tells Arsene Wenger why Arsenal won’t win the league
The Sport Review
Man United told to sign proven 28-year-old to win them the title
The Sport Review
Gareth Bale and his thoughts on joining Man United – report