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Xhaka 'very proud' after Arsenal victory: After what happened three years ago I never...

Granit Xhaka was emotional after scoring for Arsenal in victory over Tottenham.

Xhaka was touched by the fans singing his name during the win.

He later said, "After seven years at the club and after what happened three years ago I never thought I would speak about this [having a song sung about him by the home fans]. It makes me very proud. As long as I'm here I'll give everything for this football club. It makes me proud because it was hard work to get here..

"Thomas [Partey] and me have a great relationship. He is a lovely guy with a lot of quality and you can see that week by week. I am so happy to have him close to me and you can see results on the pitch.

"Gabriel Martinelli has a lot to be one of the best. He goes 100mph. He has to push himself with how far he can go. He has the team and everything around the help him.

"When Mikel [Arteta] came three years ago he said he needed time and you can see the results. We have a big squad with a lot of potential and we are showing it on the pitch.

"We have a different type of spirit and mentality in the team and you can see that."



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