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Mkhitaryan: Why I Ended Up Leaving Man Utd

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Why I Ended Up Leaving Manchester United

By Keegan Kruger - Feb 13, 2018 03:30 PM @KeeganKruger

Arsenal new boy Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed the reasons behind his decision to leave Manchester United.

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The Armenian international signed for the Gunners in a swap deal which saw Chilean Alexis Sanchez move to Old Trafford in the latest transfer window.

Mkhitaryan claims that he considered a few important things before making his decision to leave the Old Trafford and he feels like he has made the right choice.

"Of course sometimes you need some refreshing," he told ESPN Brasil.

"And I think this was the best moment for me because there were a few things that didn't work out in Manchester.

“Because I was 29 years old, I wanted to play more, because I know that in a few years time I'll be able to end my football career, and it's very important for me to make my name bigger.

"That's why, maybe, it was the best moment and the best time to change something and to get a new challenge, a new club, and start everything from zero.

"I've learned a lot from my previous two managers, Klopp and Mourinho, and I want to learn more from Arsene Wenger as well.

“And it's too early to compare them to each other, I still need time to work with Arsene Wenger. Of course from the time being here I've learned a lot already, and I want to learn more."

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The 29-year-old has made three appearances for his North London club and has gone onto assist in three goals.

Did Mkhitaryan make the correct choice for his career? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Sbolinho The Citizen Joined: 13 Feb 2018
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Sbolinho The Citizen Feb 13, 2018 09:27 PM
Of course it was a good move...Mou was playing him in various positions which made it harder for him to show his best & because he's with Wenger,he's gonna be able to regain his best in the attacking role.
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tsobi4life Feb 13, 2018 04:34 PM
who cares, i dont even know the man
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Thobeka Masina Feb 13, 2018 03:59 PM
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