Henrikh Mkhitaryan to wear No. 7 shirt at Arsenal

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan will wear the No 7 shirt vacated by Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal. Hpwever, teh Armenian midfielder will have to wear a different number in Europa League matches.

The No 7 shirt was vacated by Alexis this month but, because the forward wore the number during the group-stage win against Cologne back in September, UEFA rules state that Mkhitaryan must wear a different number for the remainder of Arsenal’s Europa League campaign.

This number will be confirmed soon.

Mkhitaryan completed his move to the club on Tuesday – and was straight into action for training at London Colney.

The Armenian playmaker took part in an intense session ahead of our Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Chelsea – although he is cup-tied for the match.

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