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WATCH: Xhaka fools De Gea with knuckler from distance

Arsenal FC v Manchester United - Premier League

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on March 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Granit Xhaka fooled one of the best goalkeepers in the game.

Big time.

Arsenal’s Swiss midfielder lashed an effort from distance and David De Gea thought he had a read on a curling shot.

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But the ball knuckled outward, away from the Spanish backstop, and into the goal as Arsenal built a 1-0 lead on Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

It’s the 26-year-old’s 11th Arsenal goal.

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