Granit Xhaka leaves his wife Leonita in a state of SHOCK as Arsenal midfielder shows off new BLONDE hair in surprise FaceTime reveal… with Switzerland captain opting for drastic new look for rest of Euro 2020 campaign
Switzerland captain Granit Xhaka stunned onlookers as well as his wife when revealing his brand new blonde haircut.
The Arsenal midfielder trained in Rome on Tuesday sporting the fresh trim, ahead of his country’s Euro 2020 clash against Italy tomorrow.
But first, the 28-year-old revealed the new haircut on Instagram, in the form of a FaceTime to wife Leonita Lekaj on Monday, with his spouse absolutely stunned when picking up the call as Xhaka smiled.
Granit Xhaka sported a new blonde haircut as he trained with his Swiss team-mates in Rome
The Arsenal midfielder revealed the drastic new hair to his wife Leonita (L) on FaceTime
The pair have been married for four years and have a daughter, Ayana, who was born in 2019.
Xhaka is currently leading his country at the European Championships and played 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Wales in Baku on Saturday.
He is now preparing to face the Italians, who top Group A after their opening win against Turkey.
Xhaka, who has had a topsy-turvy time at Arsenal since joining from Borussia Monchengladbach five years ago, is currently being linked with a £15.5m move to Roma this summer.
Xhaka’s new look (L) is far different from that on Saturday when he played against Wales (R)
Latest reports state the Swiss international – capped 95 times for his country – is set to pen a four-year contract to link up with Jose Mourinho at the Stadio Olimpico.
The Switzerland midfielder joined the Gunners for £35million in 2016 and became Arsenal’s club captain three years later before being stripped of the role after five months after falling out with supporters.
Xhaka has played 220 times for the Gunners, scoring 13 goals, and has helped the north Londoners to two FA Cup and two Community Shield trophies.