Photo: New Arsenal signing proudly reflects on debut
Granit Xhaka was delighted to make his first appearance for Arsenal last week
Granit Xhaka has expressed his delight at finally pulling on an Arsenal shirt after the midfielder helped Arsene Wenger’s side ease to a 2-1 victory over the MLS All-Stars on Thursday evening in San Jose.
The Gunners made the Switzerland international their first signing of the summer transfer window after the north London side agreed a £33m fee with Borussia Monchengladbach ahead of Euro 2016 in May.
The 23-year-old defensive midfielder travelled with Wenger’s squad to the United States earlier this month ahead of their All-Star clash against the best of Major League Soccer.
And Xhaka finally got his first run out for Arsenal after the Gunners manager introduced the midfielder as a half-time substitute during their 2-1 win at the Avaya Stadium.
Xhaka posted the above photo and wrote on his Instagram page:
“My first game, what a feeling😃 #gunnergranit29”
Arsenal will take on Chivas de Guadalajara in Los Angeles in their next game of their tour of the USA.
The Gunners will start the new Premier League campaign with a home clash against Liverpool on 14 August.