Tag: Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Injured Arsenal star still training alone with return for Manchester United...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan should be available to face Manchester United this weekend, but won't play a part in Arsenal's Europa League semi-final first-leg on Thursday.

Injury gives Arsenal Atletico boost

MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 20: Juan Francisco Torres alias Juanfran of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their third goal during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 match between Club Atletico de Madrid and CD Guijuelo at Vicente Calderon stadium on December 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Atletico Madrid’s Juanfran will miss both matches against Arsenal, handing the Gunners a boost ahead of the tie.

Arsenal get bad news before Atletico clash

Arsene Wenger confirmed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not be fit to face Atletico Madrid on Thursday night in Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final first leg.

Great news: Injured Arsenal star returns to training ahead of Atletico...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has returned to training with Arsenal ahead of next week's Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal get double injury boost ahead of West Ham and Atletico...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrate their win during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere will return to full training this week ahead of Arsenal’s upcoming games against West Ham and Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal star aims to become a club legend not an Alexis...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists he's not just an Alexis Sanchez replacement, and he wants to become an Arsenal legend in his own right.

Arsenal get brilliant news about injured star but another gets huge...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan should be back in two weeks despite fears that his season could be over because of his knee injury while Aaron Ramsey picked up a nasty cut.

Fears season over for key Arsenal star

The Daily Telegraph are today reporting that Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s season could be over as the Armenian waits to find out how long his knee injury will sideline him for.

Arsenal star offered to Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has revealed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s agent, Mino Raiola, offered the Armenian and Paul Pogba to Manchester City in January but Raiola is denying even speaking to Guardiola.

Massive blow for Arsenal new boy

Arsenal will be without David Ospina and Henrikh Mkhitaryan for their game against Southampton on Sunday after the pair picked up injuries.

Watch: Mkhitaryan gets amazing reception in hometown

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has donated a car to a Rehabilitation Center for wounded and disabled soldiers after visiting with them on a trip back home during the interlull.

Mkhitaryan swamped as he watches Armenian league match

Henrikh Mkhitaryan was in Armenia to watch a championship game between Pyunik FC and Alashkert FC at the Yerevan stadium in his hometown and was swamped by fans at the game.

Why UEFA should abandon cup-tied rule keeping Aubameyang out

On Thursday, Arsenal progressed to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, but thanks to UEFA's cup-tied rule, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang won't be able to take part.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

Stats prove Mkhitaryan better than Alexis Sanchez since switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Arsenal's best performing player at the club, according to WhoScored, after a bright start to his new life in London.

Under-fire midfielder surprises fans with excellent performance: Arsenal player ratings v...

Arsenal overcame a brief comeback scare to ease past AC Milan with a 3-1 win in the second leg of their last-16 Europa League tie on Thursday.

Arsenal star talks empty seats

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Aaron Ramsey hopes Arsenal fans will come back and fill seats against AC Milan, after a number of supporters stayed away from the Watford match on Sunday.

Arsenal fans mock Alexis Sanchez as Mkhitaryan scores again

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal celebrates scoring the 3rd Arsenal goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 11, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
On Sunday, Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored one and assisted one as Arsenal beat Watford, and fans were quick to point out Alexis Sanchez's comparatively disappointing performances.

Silencing critics and showing cojones: Arsenal player ratings v Watford

Arsenal put in another good performance in their weekend victory over Watford, winning consecutive games for only the second time this calendar year.

5 things Arsenal learned from exciting Watford win

Arsenal have managed another emphatic win, this time against Watford, this week and it was pretty enjoyable to watch, but what did we learn?

He made everyone around him better: Arsenal player ratings v Milan

Arsenal finally ended their losing streak with a top team performance away at the San Siro, beating Milan 2-0 on the night.

Mkhitaryan makes surprising claim in Arsenal members' email

Henrikh Mkhitaryan claims the atmosphere at Arsenal is really positive, despite all indications suggesting the exact opposite right now.

No more excuses: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: A dejected looking Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.

Arsenal's pursuit of Thomas Lemar: What happened

It's pretty easy for fans and pundits to just forget about Arsenal's pursuit of Thomas Lemar over the summer because they ended up signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but is there more to Arsenal's seemingly ending their interest in the 22-year-old?

Shadow of his former self: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Manchester...

Arsenal put in a slightly improved performance against Manchester City on Thursday night, but ended with exactly the same result as at the weekend.

Arsenal new boys fully behind Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory together after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have both spoken out to back manager Arsene Wenger, despite the team's recent struggles on the pitch.

Ray Parlour reckons only one Arsenal player is on Jack Wilshere's...

Ray Parlour thinks Jack Wilshere is being held back because the players around him aren't on his level, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain proves that.

Manchester City suffer massive blow before Arsenal clash

Fernandinho will miss Arsenal's clash with Manchester City at the Emirates on Thursday, after picking up a hamstring injury in the League Cup final over the weekend.

Manchester United fans were right about Henrikh Mkhitaryan all along

Arsenal fans were disappointed with Henrikh Mkhitaryan's performance against Östersunds FK on Thursday, but do these tweets from Manchester United fans suggest this is just the start?

He pointed at others to do it instead: Brutal Arsenal player...

Arsenal suffered a poor 2-1 defeat to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, which was disappointing despite the aggregate result putting the club in the next round.

Mkhitaryan baffled over what 'people' are saying about his partnership with...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he can't understand why some football pundits think he can't play in the same team as Mesut Özil.

Finances: Could Arsenal survive another year without Champions League football?

Climbing into the top-four is starting to look like an impossible task, and winning the Europa League is a long-shot so could Arsenal cope with another year without Champions League football?

2 surprise starts: Arsenal Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Östersunds FK

Arsenal play Östersunds FK in the second leg of their round-of-32 tie on Thursday night, and with a cup final at the weekend, you can expect changes to the starting lineup.

Jeremy Corbyn ‘happy’ Alexis Sanchez finally left Arsenal

Jeremy Corbyn says he's happy with Arsenal's January transfer business, particularly seeing the 'endless' speculation about Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil put to bed.

He's too risky: Arsenal player ratings v Östersund as surprising star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Arsenal put in a professional display to win 3-0 away in Östersund on Thursday night. Although the team never really hit top gear, a couple of individual performances shone through.

New Arsenal signing urges club not to put Manchester City final...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan doesn't see why Arsenal can't win the Europa League, but insists the team can't take their foot off the gas in the second leg against Östersunds FK and they must play the same team in the second leg regardless of the final against Manchester City.

Arsene Wenger explains why these Arsenal players need to prove themselves

Arsene Wenger says the team need to improve, and the January signings give them the chance to do so, but only if they can prove their quality on the pitch.

It’s snow joke: Arsenal stars greeted by frosty conditions ahead of...

Arsenal have traveled to the Swedish town of Östersund this week to face their football team in the Europa League and while the players will have known it would be cold, I'm not sure they were all entirely prepared for mountains of snow.

Mkhitaryan hails Arsenal midfielder as 'one of the best in the...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan loves playing with close friend Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and feels Mesut Ozil is the best in his position.

So obvious why Arsenal's mega stars struggled against Tottenham

Arsene Wenger may have expected Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to replicate their Everton performance against Spurs, but he was asking for too much.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: The perfect fit for Arsenal?

It would be fair to state that Arsenal fans were split on the Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal in the January transfer window but now perhaps now.

Distance apart: Liam Brady delivers damming verdict on 3 Arsenal stars...

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Liam Brady was disappointed by the efforts of Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang against Tottenham, and felt Harry Kane worked harder than...

Hypocritical Manchester United fans gloat about Mkhitaryan forgetting about Alexis against...

After Henrikh Mkhitaryan's disappointing performance in the North London derby on Saturday, Manchester United fans took to Twitter to smugly proclaim they were right about him.

They could, some Arsenal players couldn't: Wenger highlights inexcusable problem against...

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal couldn't keep up with Tottenham physically in the second half of the weekend's North London derby.

That’s the difference: Mkhitaryan clear about Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger’s...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has explained the difference between Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger having experienced both manager's training technique.

Do Mkhitaryan's latest comments give huge hint Arsene Wenger's future?

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrate their sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists he doesn’t have anything to prove after his move to Arsenal in January but wants to learn more from Arsene Wenger.

No threat without him and 6 other things Arsenal’s abject performance...

After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, let's look at seven things we learned from the match.

Player focus: Have Arsenal broken Mkhitaryan already?

Despite Henrikh Mkhitaryan having only made two starts for Arsenal since his move from Manchester United in January, fans are already starting to worry about that Arsene Wenger has broken the 29-year-old.

Abject Arsenal: Only 1 player stands out in tragic Tottenham player...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal lost 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's North London derby, but they put in a terrible performance that deserved an even worse scoreline.

Make my name bigger: New Arsenal arrival hopes Arsenal move will...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrate their sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says it's too early to compare Arsene Wenger with Jose Mourinho or Jurgen Klopp, but admits it was the best moment for him to leave Manchester United because now he wants to make his name 'bigger'.

Iwobi dropped: Predicted Arsenal 4-3-3 for huge Tottenham game

After last week's emphatic win against Everton, Arsenal will want to keep the good feelings going with a similar starting XI in the North London derby on Saturday.

Mkhitaryan practically giddy in Arsenal dreamland with Aubameyang

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory together after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says it's a dream to play for the club he supports alongside one of his 'best friends' in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Awesome new Arsenal signing shows real team spirit after training

Arsene Wenger is not surprised that Henrikh Mkhitaryan is volunteering to stay behind and help out our strikers after training.

Aubameyang explains how Mkhitaryan convinced him to join Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that the chance to reunite with Henrikh Mkhitaryan was a big factor in his decision to join Arsenal. 

Ex-Manchester United teammate backs Mkhitaryan to thrive at Arsenal

Wayne Rooney believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan can thrive at Arsenal due to their style of player. 

Arsenal star pair break 15-year-wait for freak stat

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the first person to complete a hat-trick of assists while teeing up a teammate - Aaron Ramsey - so he can complete a hat-trick of goals since Thierry Henry for Freddie Ljungberg in 2003.

Really? Unlikely trait named by Wenger as basis of Arsenal's gameplan

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger thinks the signings of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have given the club a boost while claiming the team have a game based on 'team spirit'.

Arsene Wenger identifies talented 2-footed midfielder to replace Santi Cazorla

Arsene Wenger feels that Henrikh Mkhitaryan can fulfil Santi Cazorla's role in the team, but hopes that the Spaniard will return from injury soon.

Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan: Wenger’s top 20 signings – where do they...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory together after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been at the club for a short while, but can already be considered two of Arsene Wenger's most significant signings.

After Manchester United misery Mkhitaryan quickly finds his happiness at Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrate their sides first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
After a difficult stint at Manchester United, Henrikh Mkhitaryan appears to be enjoying himself at Arsenal. 

Quick, convincing, technically good: Wenger explains why Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan are...

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrate victory together after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger says the instinctive understanding between old friends Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan can transform Arsenal's turbulent season.

Mkhitaryan 'delighted': Arsenal players extremely happy on Twitter after spanking Everton

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal with teammates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on February 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Arsenal's new signings took to social media to express their delight at their first match at the Emirates Stadium, after the Gunners won 5-1 against Everton.

Impressive business from Arsenal must now be turned into immediate success

Arsenal made the best out of several bad situations this January transfer window, and with more players moving in and out of the club than any winter in recent memory, this month has felt like a whirlwind.

18th: Arsenal make profit as they spend £199.3m less than Manchester...

For the first time in history, the January spending from the top five leagues reached €1bn while Arsenal have now made a profit when the last two windows are combined.

11 times better than Alexis: Arsenal fans react to Mkhitaryan’s Europa...

Arsenal fans seem amused by Henrikh Mkhitaryan's shirt number change for the Europa League and are over-the-moon with Santi Cazorla's surprise inclusion in the squad.

Arsenal fans facing Aubameyang disappointment against Everton

Arsene Wenger delivered the latest team news ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Everton and it might be bad news for Gooners wanting to catch a glimpse of new signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Arsenal shirt number change for new boy as fan favourite included...

Arsenal have submitted their Europa League squad for the rest of 2017/18 and there are a couple of surprises in there.

Was January 2018 Arsenal’s best transfer window ever?

After the Gunners completed the signing of world class striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on deadline day, we looked at whether this was Arsenal's best transfer window of recent years.

3 in and 13 out: Arsenal’s January transfer dealings tell a...

Arsenal signed three players and let 13 leave in its busiest January transfer window for years.

Transfer window recap: Ins, outs and loans so far, and what...

For a January transfer window, Arsenal have been extremely busy this month. We've rounded up all the news as it stands, in case you missed any of it.

Mkhitaryan: Joining Arsenal to play offensive football is a dream

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says it's a dream to come and play for a team like Arsenal, and have the chance to express himself in an offensive setup.

Mkhi’s first match, ‘Swanselona’ & Ozil contract talk: 12 things Arsenal...

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.

Rustiness and tentative play with a lot of endeavour: What to...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could make his first appearance in an Arsenal shirt against Swansea, but what can we expect from our new number seven?

These two signings proves short-termism is becoming Arsenal's mantra

A need to return to the Champions League sees Arsenal targeting more experienced players - evident from Henrikh Mkhitaryan signing and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nearing a move.

Arsenal midfielder still stalling on contract talks 12 months later

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Twelve months ago, Mesut Özil said he was waiting for a decision on Arsene Wenger's future before signing a contract. A year later, why are extension talks still stalling?

2 signings for £12m, 12-year wait and Sven Mislintat took 12...

Arsenal have been linked with Borussia Dortmund's players for years, but only after Sven Mislintat arrived have we actually managed to sign any.

Mislintat makes ‘immediate sign of impact and influence’ as Arsenal close...

Helping to bring in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and 20-year-old prospect Konstantinos Mavropanos, Sven Mislintat made a strong start to his new role this January.

Jose Mourinho insults new Arsenal signing insinuating he's worth nothing

Jose Mourinho has insulted Henrikh Mkhitaryan by insinuating the 28-year-old is worth nothing.

Arsenal 'handed pot of gold' after huge deal produces 'successful' transfer...

Arsenal legend Martin Keown reckons the Gunners have signed a brilliant player in Henrikh Mkhitaryan and has tipped Arsene Wenger to get the best out of the playmaker now he's in north London.

Quiet Arsenal midfielder sticks knife into Alexis Sanchez as team's feelings...

Just in case you didn't believe reports that Alexis Sanchez frustrated his teammates with his poor attitude behind-the-scenes at Arsenal, Mohamed Elneny's dig at him on Twitter should convince you.

'Better football' 'less defending': Manager delighted Mkhitaryan left Manchester United for...

Armenia manager Artur Petrosyan is happy that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has made the move to Arsenal and believes he will become a better player under Arsene Wenger.

Thierry Henry names which player is a great fit for Arsenal

Thierry Henry believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a great player who will fit into Arsenal's style of play.

Arsenal's reported £60m deal for 25-year-old looks dead in the water

Leading up to January, Arsenal were heavily-linked with Lyon forward Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez. However, it seems the deal is now dead in the water.

'I'm thinking about him playing through the middle' - Arsene Wenger...

Arsene Wenger has discussed where Henrikh Mkhitaryan could fit into his Arsenal side, revealing the midfielder could operate in a deeper central role.

Shots, dribbles, chance-creation: Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan go head-to-head

After Arsenal and Manchester United completed their Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap-deal, we looked at how the two players compare this season.

'You worry how much it affected him' - Arsene Wenger admits...

Arsene Wenger is confident that Henrikh Mkhitaryan can put his Manchester United struggles behind him and perform for Arsenal.

‘This will shake up the transfer system’ – Ian Wright on...

Ian Wright
In the age of astronomical transfer fees, Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes swap deals like Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's will become the norm, along with massive wages.

Arsenal announce Mkhitaryan’s shirt number but it typically comes with a...

Arsenal revealed new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan will wear number seven, following his move from Manchester United. However, he won't wear it in the Europa League.

Ryan Giggs' claim about Henrikh Mkhitaryan is wide of the mark

Ryan Giggs has compared Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Juan Sebastian Veron, after the Armenian international left Manchester United for Arsenal.

Episode 131: We found Henrikh in a hopeless place

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita are happier than we’ve come to expect from people insane enough to follow the Arsenal.

Arsenal manager lays charm offensive on Henrikh Mkhitaryan after Alexis Sanchez...

Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal lost a world class player when Alexis Sanchez moved to Manchester United, but says they've gained one in return in Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Arsenal hope 2 massive signings will convince Ozil to stay: but...

Arsenal are reportedly hopeful that signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will convince Mesut Ozil to finally pen a new deal.

How Arsenal will line-up with Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang and without Alexis

With Alexis Sanchez gone and potentially two new players to fit in, Arsenal will have to tweak their formation.

Wenger moves one step closer to fielding nothing but attacking players...

Wenger's face during a post-match interview before Arsenal signed Mesut Ozil in 2013
We all know that Arsene Wenger loves an attacking midfielder and this week it looks as if the boss will be able to move one step closer to fielding a whole team of attacking players.

Why Mkhitaryan can thrive under Wenger despite struggling at Manchester United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan had his moments with Manchester United, but in general he never hit the heights of his time with Borussia Dortmund. Can Arsene Wenger get the best out of him?

Why did Manchester United buy Mkhitaryan in the first place?

Goals, creativity, the ability to unlock tight defences and greasing the palms of Mino Raiola could be the reasons why Jose Mourinho signed Henrikh Mkhitaryan, if you want the quick answer.

Why Mkhitaryan has every right to feel frustrated after Arsenal-Manchester United...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's move to Arsenal has more or less been completely overshadowed by Alexis Sanchez's transfer to Manchester United and the Armenian must feel a little bit miffed.

Official: Arsenal and Manchester United finally seal swap

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined Arsenal in a swap deal with Manchester United. Alexis Sanchez is moving in the other direction.

Jose Mourinho concerns over Mkhitaryan's physical and mental strength led to...

The reason Jose Mourinho reportedly gave up on Henrikh Mkhitaryan and agreed to sell the Manchester United playmaker to Arsenal was apparently because he became concerned with the 29-year-old's ability to meet the 'physical and mental demands' of the Premier League.

Mesut Ozil to demand something he’s going to get from Arsenal...

Mesut Ozil could demand huge wages so that he'll earn as much as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports.

Alexis Sanchez work permit delaying Manchester United move

Alexis Sanchez is reportedly set to get his work permit updated today in order to finally complete his move to Manchester United.

Wenger on signing Mkhitaryan from Manchester United and losing Alexis

Arsene Wenger believes that bringing in Henrikh Mkhitaryan in exchange for Alexis Sanchez was the best possible solution.

Alexis Sanchez pictured in Manchester United shirt as media think Mkhitaryan...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's move to Arsenal seems to be edging closer by the hour with the now-29-year-old writing a 'cryptic' caption on an Instagram post late on Sunday night.

Medicals and work permits: Latest Arsenal-Manchester United mega-swap updates

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is on the verge of completing his move to Arsenal from Manchester United. We've rounded up all the latest updates from a busy day for the Armenian.

Granit Xhaka 'sure' Arsenal's style of play will suit Mkhitaryan

Granit Xhaka says Arsenal's style of play will suit Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and he'd happily put the days of playing against the Armenian international behind him.

Tireless work ethic, excellent control and passing: What Arsenal will get...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan may be replacing Alexis Sanchez in the Arsenal team, but we'll be getting a different type of player.

Arsenal legend claims Mkhitaryan will thrive under Wenger but club need...

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Arsenal goalscorer Michael Thomas celebrates in the dressing room with the Championship trophy lid after his goal sealed a 2-0 victory over rivals Liverpool to win the 1988/89 Football League title at Anfield on May 26, 1989 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)
Michael Thomas feels that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be a great bit of business, but has urged the club to sort out the defence.

Huge potential: Former Manchester United hitman disappointed to see Mkhitaryan join...

Louis Saha says it's disappointing to see Henrikh Mkhitaryan leave Manchester United, as the 29-year-old could be great for Arsenal.

Manchester United fans praise Woodward but Arsenal fans should be delighted...

Manchester United fans are praising Ed Woodward for the Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal, but do the Arsenal board deserve some credit for their part in the double deal?

Mkhitaryan snapped in London with agent

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been sighted outside a hotel in London ahead of his pending move to Arsenal and inside with his agent.

No last-minute problems expected: Mkhitaryan deal done

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is putting the final touches on his move to Arsenal, according to reports.

Wenger admits Alexis saga had impact in Arsenal dressing room

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal are ready to go on a sustained winning streak after finally blocking out the distractions of a turbulent transfer window.

Mkhitaryan to become Arsenal’s highest earner

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could become Arsenal's paid player when he moves, according to reports.

Manchester United and Arsenal complete Alexis & Mkhitaryan deals

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Henrikh Mkhitaryan attends the United for Unicef Gala Dinner at Old Trafford on November 15, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)
The Daily Mail are reporting that Arsenal and Manchester United have completed the deals required that will see Alexis Sanchez join Jose Mourinho with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way.

Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan moves push Wilshere and Özil closer to new...

Jack Wilshere and Mesut Özil see Arsenal's efforts to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as positive steps, which could push them closer to signing new deals.

Mourinho explains his role in Alexis Sanchez negotiations

ose Mourinho insists the pending signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez must not distract from Manchester United's league campaign when they visit Burnley on Saturday.

Report: Alexis to have Manchester United medical today

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
The Mirror are reporting that after ‘dramatic’ late night developments, Alexis Sanchez has said goodbye to his Arsenal teammates and is set for a United medical today.

Manchester United waiting and Tottenham make their move: Malcom, Aubameyang and...

After a busy few days in the transfer window, there's been plenty going on in Arsenal's pursuits of Malcom, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Here are the latest updates.

7 languages: Has Wenger finally met his multilingual match in Arsenal's...

Did you know that Henrikh Mkhitaryan speaks seven languages?

Mkhitaryan left out of Manchester United squad for Burnley as Arsenal...

Jose Mourinho says Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't play against Burnley this weekend, as Arsenal get closer to a deal for the Armenian.

2 from 3: Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan's Arsenal shirt numbers

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are edging closer to moves to Arsenal, according to reports, so which shirt numbers are available for the pair if they do finally sign?

Arsenal put Manchester United double-deal on the line over £12m

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Arsenal are reportedly holding out for around £12m plus Henrikh Mkhitaryan before they allow Alexis Sanchez to sign for Manchester United.

No developments, Gunners hopeful: Reliable reporter claims Mkhitaryan to Arsenal ‘could...

The BBC's David Ornstein has finally provided an update on Arsenal's move for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan agree personal terms with Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have both reportedly agreed personal terms with Arsenal.

Dwight Yorke names which struggling player could shine at Arsenal

Dwight Yorke believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan would suit Arsenal, and says that a fresh start at a new club could be the perfect remedy to turn his form around in England.

3 signed and 7 sold, £50m spent, £95m made: Arsenal’s 2017/18...

Arsenal's 2017/18 business has been about offloading the deadwood rather than bringing in talent.

Phil Neville names which player could rebuild his career at Arsenal

Phil Neville reckons that Henrikh Mkhitaryan's potential move to Arsenal wouldn't just be good for the club, it could also reignite his career.

Arsene Wenger confirms £35m deal is "likely to happen"

Arsene Wenger says an Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal is "likely to happen". He adds that if it doesn't go through, the Chilean will play on Saturday.

'It's a possibility, yes' - Arsene Wenger admits deal could happen...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Arsenal signing Manchester United playmaker, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, is apparently a very real possibility.

'I want to play for Arsenal one day' - 28-year-old delivers...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
An old interview with Henrikh Mkhitaryan has surfaced, with the then-20-year-old revealing he's an Arsenal fan.

Jose Mourinho names which Manchester United could join Arsenal in swap...

Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United might swap Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Alexis Sanchez. Although the Portuguese manager also says he'd happily keep the 28-year-old.

Manchester United agree four-year deal for Alexis Sanchez

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Although nothing's official yet, reports are now starting to do the rounds that Alexis Sanchez has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with Manchester United.

Ian Wright names which two Arsenal signings he's unconvinced about

Ian Wright is not entirely convinced by Arsenal potentially signing Manchester United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

299 goals in 525 games: Arsenal should prefer world class star...

The Gunners want Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. He's a closer replacement to Mesut Ozil, but which of the two is a better option for Arsenal?

Former Arsenal midfielder names which Manchester United player "would do well"...

Former Arsenal Women midfielder and Manchester United fan, Lianne Sanderson, reckons that Henrikh Mkhitaryan would be a good fit in north London.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan doesn't want to play for Arsenal - and who...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
It's getting increasingly hard to get angry at players for not wanting to play at Arsenal - who would at the moment?

Mino Raiola responds to Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan rumours

Manchester United will not sign Alexis Sanchez unless Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal, says agent Mino Raiola.

No agreement in place in Arsenal's deal for 29-year-old

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the final piece of the puzzle in Manchester United's deal for Alexis Sanchez, but Arsenal aren't close to an agreement with the Armenian.

Arsene Wenger and Sven Mislintat argue over two players in Manchester...

Arsenal could be looking for a Manchester United player in exchange for Alexis Sanchez, but Arsene Wenger and Sven Mislintat have different targets in mind.

One Arsenal figurehead behind Alexis Sanchez's proposed Manchester United move

Arsenal's new head scout Sven Mislintat is said to be the main figurehead behind Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho hints strongly Arsenal target can leave for 'right price'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Jose Mourinho hints that Henrikh Mkhitaryan could leave Manchester United this month, for the right price, amid links to Arsenal.

Bad news for Arsenal fans could be good news for Jose...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Arsene Wenger has been a fan of Henrikh Mkhitaryan since he was at Borussia Dortmund, so could the opportunity to sign the 28-year-old prompt him to listen to Manchester United?

Arsenal unlikely to make this swap deal with Manchester United

Manchester United are prepared to offload Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Borussia Dortmund, but he wants to remain in England, potentially paving the way for an Arsenal approach?

Would Manchester United man now say yes to Arsenal after saying...

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Manchester United career is in the balance after falling out with manager Jose Mourinho so is there any chance he regrets not moving to Arsenal?

Surely this star now regrets choosing Manchester United over Arsenal now

Manchester United beat Arsenal to the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan in 2016 but what would life have been like for him and the Gunners if he had made a different choice?

John Hartson says the Gunners should replicate this club’s transfer policy...

Former Arsenal striker and football pundit John Hartson believes the Gunners should copy Manchester United’s transfer policy of big-name signings to challenge for the Premier League title.

West Ham manager – Carrol’s goal better than Arsenal or Manchester...

West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, believes that Andy Carrol’s goal against Crystal Palace was better than either scorpion strike from Olivier Giroud or Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Whose goal was really better – Giroud or Mkhitaryan’s?

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Olivier Giroud has publicly claimed the fact that his scorpion kick goal on New Year's Day against Crystal Palace was better than Manchester United creative midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal against Sunderland a week prior.

Arsenal had £28.7m agreement to sign player being wasted by Manchester...

A report in the Daily Mail on Saturday claims that Arsenal had an agreement to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan before Jose Mourinho offered £7m more for him just to stick him in the stands.

TV money may be Arsenal’s downfall

When it was announced at the beginning of the year that Arsenal, along with the other 19 Premier League clubs, would receive an extra £40-50m in TV revenue, we all welcomed the news with open arms.

Saturday recap: Arsenal snub, Ramsey praise + more

All was quiet in the Goonerverse following Aaron Ramsey's amazing win with Wales against Belgium in the Euros. Robert Pires and Robbie Fowler both tweeted...

Confirmed: Arsenal target signs for Manchester United, former club have dig

Well, it was a nice dream while it lasted but former Arsenal target, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, has agreed to join Manchester United instead.

Five reasons why Arsenal transfers fail

With silly season in full swing and the Twitter keyboard warriors in fine voice, there are some key things we need to keep in mind if we're going to get through this summer without attacking each other: transfers do fail and it's not always Arsenal's fault.

Does Mkhitaryan want Manchester United over Arsenal or is it his...

For the last few weeks we’ve been led to believe that Arsenal were moving very close to singing Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Friday recap: Wenger on Payet; Vardy, Morata and more

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front at the moment but here's the latest news and gossip from Friday.

Mkhitaryan latest: Arsenal bid but he wants Manchester United

Arsenal have reportedly bid for Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the man whose name we still have to copy and paste, but he wants a move to Manchester United.

Wednesday recap: Fixture list, Mkhitaryan, Euros and more

Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.

Dortmund confirm: Manchester United and Arsenal target going nowhere

Late on Tuesday, German publication Bild broke the news that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer but he wants a Manchester United move, not an Arsenal one - Dortmund are having none of it.

Manchester United show interest in £25m star amid huge Arsenal rumours...

Just days after rumours of Arsenal's move for Borussia Dortmund assist-machine, Henrik Mkhitaryan, Manchester United have reportedly stuck their creepy fingers in the pie.

Wednesday recap: Another new midfielder + Mkhitaryan, Mahrez, Vardy, more

Another day, another load of rumours, but this time it seems like we might have something concrete to report.

Amazing Arsenal deal close for Mkhitaryan – report

Arsenal are apparently closing in on Borussia Dortmund’s Henrik Mkhitaryan for just £25m.

Report: Arsenal turn attention away from Leicester City man

Arsenal have turned their attention away from Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez in order to prioritise Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to ESPN.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham chase Mkhitaryan but Juventus lead the...

According to Tuttosport, Borussia Dortmund assist-machine, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, is still refusing to sign a new contract, with Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Spurs all monitoring the situation.

Strikers, defenders and more – Arsenal transfer gossip roundup

With the transfer window about to swing open and Arsenal expected to be very busy, it’s no surprise we’re seeing them linked with a host of players.

Report: Arsenal target refuses new contract, house-hunts in London

Arsenal target, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, has reportedly turned down a new contract with Borussia Dortmund with his current one set to run out in 2017.

How transfer rumours help Arsenal's ticket sales

How transfer rumours can actually benefit Arsenal.

Arsenal target Bundesliga star with even more assists than Özil

Arsenal are looking for another attacking talent and Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be targeted this summer. That's according to German tabloid Bild (per Sport Witness), who claim the...

Watch: Dortmund forward better playmaker than Mesut Ozil

Borussia Dortmund forward, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, has now beaten Mesut Ozil's 16 assists for the season. The 27-year-old has now assisted 17 for the season, which pushes him...

Seventh Dortmund star linked with Arsenal move

Another day, another Dortmund player linked as the seventh player is apparently on Arsenal's watchlist.