Manchester United has signed a midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, from Bundesliga giant, Borussia Dortmund. Mkhitaryan has completed his transfer and has become a Red Devil on a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.
The midfielder is an Armenian, also, Armenia’s all-time top scorer, with 19 goals in 59 appearances since his international debut in January 2007. The Armenia international is the captain of his national team and has received the Armenian Footballer of the Year award on five occasions.
According to MANUTD, the Armenia international, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, at Old Trafford, during his unveiling, said:
“I am very proud to join Manchester United, this move is a dream come true for me. I am excited to play for a club with such an illustrious history and hope to be part of it for a long time. I thank the trust the club and Jose Mourinho have put in me. Finally, I believe playing for such a great club honours my father’s memory, and the inspiration and drive he gave to me when I was young.”
And the boss José Mourinho said:
“Henrikh is a very talented footballer who has been in such prolific form for both his club and his country. He is a real team player with great skill, vision and also has a good eye for goal. I am delighted he has chosen to sign for United. I believe he will make an impact on the team very quickly as his style of play is suited to the Premier League. We are all looking forward to working with him.”
Up Man U!