Manchester United are close to completing £26.3m Henrikh Mkhitaryan deal

by Tanveer Arayan

Manchester United are close to completing the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund, according to German football expert Raphael Honigstein.

He has a year left on his Dortmund deal and has been heavily linked with a move Old Trafford as Mourinho appears to land his transfer target.

Sky Sports News have also reported Man United have completed the deal for Mkhitaryan on Monday morning after both clubs agreed a £26.3m fee.

The 27-year-old Armenia midfielder has agreed personal terms with Man United after talks with his representative and will join Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a medical next week.

He captains the Armenia national team and has been capped 59 times, he is their all-time leading goalscorer, finding the net 19 times for his country.

Mkhitaryan has scored 18 goals and registered 25 assists last term for the German club, he was also named Bundesliga Players’ Player of the Season.

It’s a great deal for Man United, his arrival plugs another hole in our side and I can’t wait to see him in action under Mourinho next season at Old Trafford.

The Portuguese boss has been closing deals early this summer, he’s already signed Eric Bailly and will be looking to have Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic wrapped up after their medicals next week.

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