National Team, Panucci 'Bitter Decision' for Xhaka
Albanian Daily News
Published August 2, 2017
Taulant Xhaka refused one more time to meet the new coach of Albanian National Team, Christian Panucci. The Italian coach traveled to Basel and waited for more than three hours to meet with the Albanian midfielder but returned empty-handed.
As consequence he was forced to take a ‘bitter decision’ for Xhaka by not including him in the group of players that will be summoned for the friendly match with Lichtenstein.
Xhaka now faces the risk of being left aside even during the next matches of the Albanian National Team as part of the World Cup 2018 qualification.
However, everything is expected to be formalized on August 28 when Panucci will announce the definitive list.