If Jack Wilshere is deemed fit for Arsenal's clash with Everton on Saturday it remains to be seen whether Arsene Wenger will opt to star Xhaka or instead pair the England global with Aaron Ramsey in midfield.
The Gabon worldwide joined the Gunners on Deadline Day from Borussia Dortmund. Prior to Wednesday's 2300 GMT deadline in England, Tottenham Hotspur announced the signing of Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain but Manchester City pulled out of signing Leicester's Riyad Mahrez.
Manager Sam Allardyce may decide to rest Seamus Coleman after his first appearance in 319 days after a double leg fracture, while midfielder James McCarthy is in the early stages of rehabilitation from a similar injury.
"On top of that we have to pay a transfer [fee]".
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All I can say about the situation is that this is the best decision for Leicester, in the best interests of Leicester. And he will have to do so without the brilliance of Mahrez, who will not be available for the clash.
Arsenal had already lost Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United in a swap-deal involving the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan after the Chilean's contract entered its final six months.
"I'm really happy [to be at the same club as Micki again],' Aubameyang told Arsenal Player". Aubameyang posted a message on Instagram apologising for the circumstances surrounding his departure from Germany but describing himself as "crazy".
Speaking on The Debate on Sky Sports, Carragher said: "I am still not sure what he brings to the Arsenal team". "I will never forget these four-and-a-half years at Borussia Dortmund".