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Manchester United officially announces capture of Mkhitaryan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Manchester United has officially announced the signing of Armenian attacker Henrik Mkhitaryan.

The Borussia Dortmund man, 27, scored 41 goals in his three seasons at Westfalenstadion after coming from Shakhtar Donetsk.

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He becomes Jose Mourinho’s third big signing, joining Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Old Trafford.

Here’s Mourinho, from

“Henrikh is a very talented footballer who has been in such prolific form for both his club and his country. He is a real team player with great skill, vision and also has a good eye for goal. I am delighted he has chosen to sign for United. I believe he will make an impact on the team very quickly as his style of play is suited to the Premier League. We are all looking forward to working with him.”

Mourinho’s United will be very capable of playing any style following his new additions.

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It’s going to be a free-for-all to win the Premier League next season.

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