Granit Xhaka Set to Join As Roma.
AS Roma are waiting for Arsenal to announce Granit Xhaka replacement. Arsenal is currently trying to finalize the deal with Belgium club Anderlecht to sing Albert Sambi Lokonga. Albert Sambi Lokonga will be a direct replacement as a new signing to progress in talks for Granit Xhaka. Bid still on the table – clubs are in direct contact, Granit Xhaka wants to join Roma.
Arsenal already completed paperworks with Anderlecht for Lokonga.
Italian league will suit Granit Xhaka style of football and am sure Jose Mourinho will turn him into a solid defensive player where his job will be simple and more precise. In other words, Jose Mourinho is a strong influence that made Xhaka to chose As Roma. Though Arsenal will not be affected much about Xhaka leaving since they already have Thomas Partey.
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The big question is do Roma really need Xhaka? They have Cristante, Diawara, Pellegrini and the young protege Darboe who really came to blossom in the latter stages of last season