Henrikh Mkhitaryan agent makes Big Alexis Sanchez claim regarding transfer dealPosted By: Sourav Das | January 17, 2018
Henrikh Mkhitaryan, or Mkhi, as he is lovingly called, has always been considered a misfit at one of the English Premier League champions Manchester United. Now, as there are some discussions regarding Alex Sanchez’s move to Manchester from Arsenal, Henrikh Mkhitaryan agent Mino Raiola has claimed that the Armenian midfielder is a bigger attraction in the deal between Manchester United and Arsenal, which involved Sanchez, and is the more important talking point than Sanchez.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan agent makes Big Alexis Sanchez claim regarding transfer deal
Raiola is one of the noteworthy names in the industry for delivering Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho during the period of 18 months. Mkhi has not had any success to regarding holding down a starting position ever since he has joined United after his transfer from Borussia Dortmund in the summer transfer window of 2016.
It seems that he is all set to depart from Manchester United and go to Arsenal for a part-exchange during this month, in which Sanchez will be brought in to join the Red Devils in his place. Mkhi seems to have been nothing but a bait used by MUFC so that they can convince Arsenal to give them Sanchez. However, Raiola is convinced that his client is the centre of this transfer negotiation, while Sanchez is nothing but an add-on. He has said that it is Sanchez who is is part of the Mkhi deal, and not the other way round.
Raiola has claimed that United’s possibility to get Sanchez depends on on Mkhitaryan’s decision to go to Arsenal. Club Manchester United will not be signing the player from Arsenal, until Mkhi agrees to go to Arsenal. He further added that Mkhi will make his decision after taking a hard look at what is best for him; with two-and-a-half years left on his contract, the decision is his to make.
Raiola is rumoured to have made a visit the London Colney training ground of Arsenal in the beginning of January, and this journey could have been focused on the possible deal for Mkhi, who is believed to be out of favour. The 28 years old player had to miss the last win of his team against Stoke, in the middle of all the transfer speculations.