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Former Arsenal star continues to haunt Tottenham star one year after leaving North London

Former Arsenal star has continued to hunt north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur despite leaving the Premier League last summer

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Former Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka played a pivotal role in Bayer Leverkusen’s Bundesliga title win, stopping Harry Kane from lifting the coveted trophy. Under the management of Xabi Alonso, Leverkusen remained unbeaten throughout the season, securing the title much earlier than anticipated.

Xhaka, who joined Leverkusen last summer, has been a key player in the team’s success. He expressed his pride in being part of the squad and revealed that he still maintains contact with his former Arsenal teammates and coaches. When asked about his feelings on thwarting Kane’s title dreams, Xhaka couldn’t hide his satisfaction. He acknowledged Kane’s talent and performance at Bayern Munich but highlighted that winning the league was the team’s primary focus.

“It’s part of football,” Xhaka stated with a smile. “We know how much quality that Harry Kane has, he’s doing very well at Bayern Munich as well.”

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Despite Leverkusen’s triumph, Arsenal failed to defeat Kane in the Champions League, with a 2-2 draw at the Emirates followed by a loss at the Allianz Arena. Despite Kane’s goal for Bayern Munich, Joshua Kimmich’s header secured the victory for the German side. While Kane still has a chance at a Champions League medal, Xhaka is looking forward to more success with Leverkusen.

In their upcoming Europa League clash against West Ham United, Leverkusen holds a comfortable two-goal lead following late goals from Jonas Hofmann and Victor Boniface. Xhaka and his teammates are eager to continue their winning streak in Europe.


The fierce competition between Arsenal and Bayern Munich highlighted the quality of both teams, with Kane and Xhaka playing key roles in their respective clubs. While Kane is yet to win a trophy in his career, Xhaka’s move to Leverkusen has proven successful as the team clinched the Bundesliga title.

Xhaka’s contributions to Leverkusen’s success have been praised by fans and critics alike. His experience and leadership on the field have been instrumental in guiding the team to victory. As the midfielder continues to shine in the Bundesliga, his former Arsenal colleagues will undoubtedly be cheering him on from afar.

The clash between Leverkusen and West Ham United promises to be an exciting showdown, with both teams vying for a spot in the Europa League. Xhaka’s presence on the pitch will be crucial in determining the outcome of the match, as he aims to lead Leverkusen to further success in the competition.

Overall, Xhaka’s journey from Arsenal to Leverkusen has been a rewarding one, culminating in a Bundesliga title win and a strong performance in European competitions. With his passion for the game and determination to succeed, Xhaka continues to make a significant impact on the pitch and inspire his teammates to reach new heights in their sporting endeavours.

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