Granit Xhaka

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BirthdateSeptember 27th, 1992
BirthplaceBasel, Switzerland
Length1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Positiondefensive midfielder
TraitsPower Free-Kick Taker

Picture of the 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall Swiss defensive midfielder of Arsenal

Granit Xhaka was born in Basel, Switzerland and currently plays for Arsenal. His career started back at FC Basel, the club from his Swiss hometown. In his first two seasons for Basel he won the Swiss Super League twice. After these two highly successful years he moved to the German Bundesliga, to compete with players of a higher level. He was only 20 years old when he signed a contract at Borussia Monchengladbach in 2012. In Germany he started to become known as a technical gifted player and as a natural leader. Two years later, when he was 22 years old, he became the captain of his team Borussia Monchengladbach. In was that season when he led the team to the UEFA Champions League qualification. In 2016, after four nice years in Germany, he made the step to the English Premier League. In May 2016 he signed a contract at Arsenal – they bought him for 35 Million Euro (30 Million Pound). He made his first appearance for Arsenal in the preparations for the new season 2016/2017 against the MLS All-Stars. Nowadays he he is one of the most important players of The Gunners, playing as a defensive midfielder. Xhaka (despite his Albanian roots) also plays for the Swiss national team. With Switzerland he went to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, in which he a beautiful equalizer versus Serbia with a long-strike: his personal highlight of the World Cup 2018!

Xhaka Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In June 15th, 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Arsenal that nets him a whopping salary of 5.0 Million Euro (4.4 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €13,661 (£12,104) per day and €569 (£504) per hour!

Per year€5,000,000£4,429,961
Per month€416,667£369,163
Per week€101,626£90,040
Per day€13,661£12,104
Per hour€569£504
Per minute€9.49£8.41
Per second€0.16£0.14

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