The Premier League return to our screens tonight as Arsenal in an away trip to fellow Londoners take on Crystal Palace. Arteta and Patrick Vieira face a Friday night football compared to other clubs who play tomorrow and Sunday.
Meanwhile the red's of London have already had a serious red card history with Xhaka, Partey, Martinelli and Aaron Ramsdale. This must be a disciple issue Arteta had to avoid repeating this season with his squad.
One such problem saw Xhaka pick a yellow card in December last season as Arsenal took on Leeds United due to 20 seconds delay to play a dead ball in the 86th minute as per Sunsport.
As per the Daily Mail now FA's inquiry into Xhaka's bizarre yellow card for time wasting was passed on to the. National Crime Agency who lead the UK's fight against serious and organised crimes. The NCA are also looking into claims that Alban Jusufi, a Sweden-Albanian striker made a huge sums by betting on Xhaka to be booked.
The latter was found guilty previously of bribing AIK goalkeeper Kyriakos £150k to underperform ahead of a derby against IFK Gothenburg in 2017. And so the investigators are looking into an alleged criminal conspiracy involving the Albanian mafia and ex-professional footballer.
But this doesn't stop Arteta from playing Xhaka in tonight fixture if his looking into his midfielder to play a huge part against the Crystal Palace side. The latter was a big player in Arteta's team in last season especially after the Injury to Partey and lack of a high profile player as cover.
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