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Sami Khedira

27-Year-Old Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga


Germany

Birthdate:  April 4, 1987    Birthplace:  Stuttgart, Germany    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  179 lbs    

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Arsenal and Real Madrid have agreed to a transfer fee that would bring Khedira to the Premier League this summer, according to Sky Sports.

Khedira has one year remaining on his current contract with Real Madrid, and will still need to work out personal terms with Arsenal before a transfer will be completed.

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July 9, 2014

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Khedira had a goal and an assist during Germany's 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday.

Khedira came into the tournament with questions about how strong he knee was after recovering from a torn ACL, but he looks to be in fine fitness these days, with Germany headed to the final looking for their first World Cup since 1990.

June 23, 2014

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Khedira, who suffered a strained left knee ligament in Germany's match against Ghana on Saturday, has been declared fit for Thursday's match against the United States, ESPN FC reports.

The injury provided plenty of concern for the Germans, as he missed six months earlier this season after having surgery on the same knee. However, he seems to have avoided a serious injury and he will likely start Thursday's match, which Germany need to at least draw in order to win Group G.

March 9, 2014

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Khedira, who suffered a torn ACL in early November, may be able to return to training later this month, Goal.com reports. "It's possible that in two to three weeks I'll be able to train with the squad again. I'm a deeply optimistic person, but I'm not going to put any pressure on myself," Khedira said.

Khedira is desperately trying to get back on the pitch in order to be fit enough for this summer's World Cup, but it is important that he doesn't push too hard and potentially re-injure his knee. Nevertheless, it's certainly encouraging that he could get back to training within three weeks.

November 22, 2013

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Khedira suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during last Friday's international friendly with Italy and will miss at least the next six months, according to Goal.com

Not only is this tough news for Madrid, but Khedira is also now questionable to be ready for next summer's World Cup.

November 9, 2013

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Khedira scored in the 36th minute of Real Madrid's 5-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Khedira banged home the only shot he took on the day thanks to an assist from Gareth Bale. The goal was Khedira's first this season for Madrid, who tends to get more than enough scoring from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema up front.

August 19, 2013

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Khedira left Sunday's Liga opener against Real Betis with a sore right knee, Football Espana reports.

Khedira was subbed off for Casemiro in the 55th minute of Sunday's match and will undergo further tests Monday. Madrid's next action is Thursday in the annual Trofeo Santiago Bernabeu friendly, followed by a return to Liga action on August 26 against Granada.

August 16, 2013

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Khedira's agent insisted that the midfielder is not leaving Real Madrid this summer, Sky Sports reports.

New manager Carlo Ancelotti doesn't have a specific plan for Khedira and with Paris Saint-Germain possibly interested in the German midfielder, speculation has been growing all summer about a move. However, Khedira does not support a move and so he'll likely stay at the Bernabeu for the time being.