3-4-2-1: How A New Tactical Set-Up Could Look At Arsenal Next Year


CM: Granit Xhaka

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The second member of Arsenal’s midfield pairing, Granit Xhaka has also struggled to find consistency in his debut campaign in the Premier League and his disciplinary record has been criticised. However, he’d be far less exposed in this formation.

A lot of Xhaka’s bookings this season have come in periods where he’s needed to make a challenge but this set-up could give the Swiss ace more support, allowing the former Borussia Monchengladbach man to have a more positive impact on Arsenal’s play.