Granit Xhaka misses horror penalty as Switzerland exit Euro 2016

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Granit Xhaka had a shocker during the penalty shootout as Switzerland exited Euro 2016.

The Swiss man blasted his effort wide of the goal, much to the delight of Poland. He was the only man to miss after the two nations couldn’t separated in 120 minutes of action.

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The new Arsenal sign had a moment to forget as Switzerland were knocked out of Euro 2016.

And his tournament had been going to well, too. In fact, he was one of the best players on the pitch.

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The contest finished 1-1 after Xherdan Shaqiri’s tremendous bicycle kick cancelled out Jakub Blaszczykowski’s opener.

We wonder what Arsene Wenger will have made of Xhaka’s spot-kick. He certainly won’t be on penalty duty.

After sighing the midfielder from Borussia Monchengladbach for £30 million, Wenger said, per Sky Sports: “Granit is an exciting young player, already with good Champions League and Bundesliga experience.

"We have been watching him for a long time now and he is a player who will add quality to our squad.

"We wish Granit a good Euro 2016 with Switzerland and look forward to welcoming him to Arsenal ahead of next season."

Although he impressed in France, there’s only one thing his new teammates will bring up when Xhaka arrives at the Emirates Stadium.

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