Xhaka impressed by world-class trio.



New Arsenal midfield ace Granit Xhaka says he is working hard and also trying to learn from team-mates Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla.

The Switzerland international who joined the Gunners this summer admitted there was an "undeniable nervousness" in his first few days at the Emirates and was impressed by his team-mates' (Ozil, Sanchez and Cazorla's) "work ethic and ambition".

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"I have to admit that in the first few days there was an undeniable nervousness," Xhaka told Appenzeller Zeitung. "You can see the players are world class just by the way they pass the ball.


"Ozil, Sanchez and Cazorla for example, are huge personalities. Even though the club has spent more money on me, there's still a great deal I can learn from them, in every respect.

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"Things like their work ethic and ambition are impressive. You can't afford to rest on your laurels at all or you'll instantly be on the bench," the 23-year-old concluded.

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