The inquiry into Granit Xhaka’s contentious yellow card against Leeds United in December may establish a connection between him and an Albanian criminal organisation.
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Authorities had to look into the Swiss midfielder’s late-game booking for time-wasting since there had been a suspiciously large number of bets put on it happening.
According to a story in The Daily Mail, the detectives are currently looking into a potential criminal conspiracy.
According to the report, Swedish-Albanian striker Alban Jusufi, who was sentenced to a five-year suspension for match-fixing in 2017 by the Swedish courts, also wagered a sizeable quantity of money on the midfielder earning a card during the game.
Per the article, significant wagers were made on the outcome in Albanian cryptocurrency marketplaces, and officials may have discovered evidence connecting him to a criminal organisation.