Dortmund forward heading to Old Trafford
It’s being reported that Manchester United have agreed a £26.3million fee with Borussia Dortmund for forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The 27-year old Armenian international admitted after the season ended that he would relish a move to United to play under Jose Mourinho.
He has a year left on his Dortmund deal but is set to move to the Premier League rather than sign a new contract.
An attacking midfielder, Mkhitaryan captains the Armenia national team and joined Dortmund in 2013 from Shakhtar Donetsk for £23.5m.
He got 18 goals and 25 assists last term for the German club, scoring during their thrilling Europa League defeat at the hands of Liverpool, and was named the Bundesliga Players’ Player of the Season.
Capped 59 times by Armenia, he is their all-time leading goalscorer, having been on target 19 times for his country.
By Ben Kelly – @benkelly_10