Arsenal Midfielder Granit Xhaka Leads Way for Dreadful Stat in the Premier League This Season

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka holds an unwanted record for a Premier League midfielder this season, according to the Telegraph.

The Swiss midfielder has come under criticism after failing to really impress at the Emirates following a £35m move in 2016, with many calling for Jack Wilshere to be recalled to the side at his expense.

The 25-year-old has misplaced a staggering 153 passes, more than anyone else in the Premier League as Arsenal's midfield continues to struggle, particularly against the top four or five sides in the league.

The Swiss midfielder, who will represent his country at next summer's World Cup, has shown potential to be a top midfielder, but many pundits and Arsenal fans believe England playmaker Wilshere should return to the Premier League line up after being restricted to cup starts.

Arsenal will certainly need Xhaka's passing to improve when they face Tottenham on Saturday, where a defeat would see them fall seven points behind Mauricio Pochettino's side after 12 games.