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first_imgXhaka cupped his ear to the booing Arsenal crowd and told them to ‘f*** off’ (Picture: Reuters)‘You have to be there for each other in the bad times as well as the good. There should be no place for booing your own players.‘I spoke on the phone to Granit after the game. He’s not in a good place – he is grief-stricken.‘He regretted his actions straight away. He is an emotional person.’ / Manchester United captain Harry Maguire ‘Devastated’ Xhaka should apologise, says EmeryTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:48Fullscreen’Devastated’ Xhaka should apologise, says Emery is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Dibrani hit out at the Arsenal fans who ‘abused’ Xhaka at the Emirates and believes the criticism the midfielder has received on social media has been ‘below the belt’.‘The fans and the English media are quick to bury him. He is at an age when he can make mistakes, and only human’ he added.‘I think the fans who slaughter him are tourists. They are not genuine supporters.‘Granit does everything for his football. He had a personal trainer, and missed out on partying.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Then he gets abused in the stadium and on social media. The comments are below the belt.‘At Basel he was an undisputed first-teamer aged 18, and he was Borussia Monchengladbach’s youngest ever captain.‘Now he gets slaughtered without mercy. It is not fair. Full Screen Swiss footballer Patrik Dibrani, who came through FC Basel’s academy with Xhaka, spoke with his friend after the game and has claims he immediately regretted his behaviour.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It hurts me a great deal. Granit is like a brother to me,’ he told Swiss publication Blick.‘I understand that he did not react well to the booing but if you are a true fan of your club it is like a love affair. Xhaka has so far refused Arsenal’s request to apologise for his heated reaction (Picture: Getty)‘Swiss people have to be proud that one of us is captain of one of the world’s biggest clubs but the blame for Arsenal’s entire situation is being placed on Granit’s shoulders.‘I am a Manchester United fan, and both they and Arsenal have been off the top of English football for five or six years.‘Both clubs are simply not as good as Liverpool or Manchester City.’Should Xhaka be stripped of the captaincy?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sends message of unity amid Granit Xhaka controversy Comment SPONSORED Read More Video Settings by Metro Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Read More PLAY Granit Xhaka was booed by supporters during Arsenal’s draw with Crystal Palace (Picture: Getty)Granit Xhaka’s best mate has lifted the lid on their phone call after the midfielder told Arsenal fans to ‘f*** off’ during the side’s 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.Bukayo Saka replaced Xhaka in the 61st minute after Arsenal managed to throw away a two-goal lead on Sunday afternoon and supporters began booing the 27-year-old as he casually strolled off the pitch.He reacted by tossing the captain’s armband towards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, cupping his ear to the Emirates crowd, swearing and storming straight down the tunnel.Unai Emery has confirmed that Xhaka will play no part in Arsenal’s Carabao Cup clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night and also hinted that the ‘devastated’ Switzerland international could be stripped of the captaincy.ADVERTISEMENT About Connatix V67539 1 min. story Read More 1/1 Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Read More Coming Next Advertisement Skip Ad Top articles Advertisement Read More Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 30 Oct 2019 9:05 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link282Shares Granit Xhaka’s best friend slams Arsenal boo boys and reveals midfielder was ‘grief-stricken’ on phone Skip last_img

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