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.
Pyunik defeated Alashkert 3-1.
Mkhitaryan has excelled since swapping life under Jose Mourinho for Arsenal and although it’s extremely early days, it looks like Arsenal got the far better deal than United after the January swap that saw Alexis Sanchez head to Old Trafford.
Mkhitaryan returns home to watch football
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The Armenian captain has looked more like the player he was at Borussia Dortmund than the shell he became under Mourinho’s toxic management and has already registered more than 50% of the assists he got at United in almost 4,000 minutes of football despite playing fewer than 800 for the Gunners.