Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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    Henrikh Mkhitaryan on 1-3 loss to Italy: Armenia missed the chances

    Armenia didn’t take the chances and was punished, captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan said after his team’s 1-3 loss to Italy in Euro 2020 qualifier. “We were very aggressive, that’s why we scored the goal, but after that we somewhat retreated. We missed a goal, and there was a red card,” he told reporters after the match. “But in the second half…

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    Mkhitaryan better than Sneijder, says Lucescu

    Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu has advised Juventus to try to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan rather than Galatasaray star Wesley Sneijder, Goal.com reports. The Armenia internationa’s former coach at Shakhtar feels Mkhitaryan would be a perfect fit for Juventus. “It was hard to see him leave Shakhtar for Dortmund, but we still have a great relationship,” Lucescu told Tuttosport.…

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    Juventus reportedly ask Borussia Dortmund about a loan deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Juventus have asked Borussia Dortmund about a loan deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Juve GM Beppe Marotta sees the Armenia international as an alternative to Galatasaray playmaker Wesley Sneijder. But BVB’s €15 million asking price is too rich for Juve at this stage of the season. Instead, Marotta has proposed a loan deal with the option to sign the midfielder permanently…

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    Mkhitaryan 85th in The Guardian’s top 100 footballers for 2014

    Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is ranked 85th in The Guardian’s top 100 footballers for 2014. Mkhitaryan is placed between Isco of Real Madrid (84th) and José Callejón from Napoli (86th). Led by Hernán Crespo, Gilberto Silva, Slaven Bilic and Dietmar Hamann, the panel of 73 experts from 28 nations compiled a countdown of the greatest players on the planet this…

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    Mkhitaryan ruled out for six weeks with a thigh injury

    Borussia Dortmund will be without Henrikh Mkhitaryan for the next six weeks, the club’s official website informs. The Armenian suffered a torn thigh muscle in Saturday’s Bundesliga match at Hertha BSC Berlin and has been ruled out until February 2015. “He felt a tweak, which isn’t good news in a three-game week. It’s very likely that he’ll miss the rest…

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    Klopp backs Mkhitaryan to regain scoring touch

    On a day of comebacks Borussia Dortmund ensured they finished top of Group D in the UEFA Champions League and are now eagerly awaiting the draw for the last 16 which takes place in Nyon, Switzerland, on Monday. Before that, however, there is the small matter of a match in Berlin. In the hunt for Bundesliga points, Jürgen Klopp has…

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