Jamie Carragher slams ‘shocking’ Granit Xhaka after West Ham opener against Arsenal

first_img Metro Sport ReporterMonday 9 Dec 2019 9:10 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link137Shares Jamie Carragher slams ‘shocking’ Granit Xhaka after West Ham opener against Arsenal Advertisement Comment Xhaka was criticised by Carragher (Picture: AP)Jamie Carragher did not hold back in his assessment of Granit Xhaka, branding the midfielder as ‘shocking’ for his role in West Ham’s opener against Arsenal.The Swiss midfielder did little to get in the way of centre-back Angelo Ogbonna, who charged in to head Manuel Pellegrini’s side ahead.It capped the end of a miserable half for Arsenal, who failed to muster a shot on target, and gave interim coach Freddie Ljungberg another tough team talk to dish out at half-time. West Ham celebrated getting their noses in front (Picture: Action Images via Reuters)Ljungberg had left some of the biggest culprits for defensive errors out of the side, with David Luiz dropping out of the starting XI and Shkodran Mustafi not even making the bench, but Xhaka came into Carragher’s line of fire once more for his lack of effort to stop his team falling behind.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘When we cover Arsenal there are always two or three fall guys we seem to attack,’ Carragher told Sky Sports.‘People may actually think it’s bullying in some ways when we do our analysis. We always mention David Luiz…More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Xhaka here is shocking. The ball comes across there and he’s going for the ball and he just ducks out of it.‘He may not have got there but do more. Put him off, hit his shoulder, put him off the header… do something!’Should Granit Xhaka be dropped?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal view Thomas Tuchel as strong candidate to become new managerMORE: Freddie Ljungberg reveals why Martinelli, Pepe and Chambers start with Lacazette & David Luiz dropped Advertisementlast_img

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