Not only do Arsenal fans have to put up with a long wait before finding out if Leicester’s Jamie Vardy is coming to the Emirates next season, but now it seems that we have lost out on our next favourite target Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The prolific Dortmund star has refused a new contract at the Bundesliga club and has made it clear that he wanted a move to the Premiership, but it was thought that Arsenal was his favourite destination after it was discovered that his sister lived in London.
But today, we are left disappointed, as his agent, Mino Raiola, was reported as saying: “Man United is a unique opportunity, Micki wants to go there.”
I hope that just means that Mourinho’s side will throw obscene amounts of money at him, because the Armenian international is already 27 and will be missing out on the Champions League next season.
This has quite annoyed me this morning, and the only winger I can think would be a better buy is if we get Riyad Mahrez to continue his partnership with Jamie Vardy. I couldn’t say no to the Premiership player of the year, especially when he is just 23 years-old with an affordable release clause.
It may be a bit unfair on Leicester, but the Foxes have had their season of glory and Vardy and Mahrez are much more likely to gain another winners medal at Arsenal…..