World Cup market value: France with the most expensive squad; Saul, Ndidi, Rakitic most expensive in their country

The estimated transfer value for all players participating in the World Cup is a whopping 12.6 billion euros. If one wished to sign all 23 players from the French national team, who will participate in Russia, it would be a total cost of 1,410.3 million euros, according to the Football Observatory of the International Center

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Wenger Compares Xhaka To Petit

Arsene Wenger has compared new signing Granit Xhaka to former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit. Xhaka arrived from Borussia Monchengladbach during the close season for a reported fee of around £30milllion. The Swiss international has featured in all three of Arsenal’s Premier League matches so far and played the full 90 minutes in Saturday’s 3-1 win

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#Euro2016 Match Report: Switzerland 1 ~ 1 (aet, 4-5 pens) Poland, Xhaka Penalty Miss Costs Swiss

Granit Xhaka’s woeful spot-kick proved decisive as Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 on penalties to render Xherdan Shaqiri’s sublime strike redundant in a 1-1 draw after extra time. With Switzerland trailing 1-0 courtesy of Jakub Blaszczykowski’s 39th-minute strike, Shaqiri produced a brilliantly executed bicycle kick to stun Poland and force an additional 30 minutes. However, if

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Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Chelsea Vying For Monchengladbach Midfielder, Xhaka

Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl has said he cannot rule out the possibility that midfielder Granit Xhaka, a reported target for Arsenal, could leave in the summer. German newspaper Bild has reported that the Switzerland international is also interesting Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and their Premier League counterparts Chelsea. The report also says Xhaka,

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