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Mkhitaryan thanks Tina Kandelaki

Mkhitaryan thanks Tina Kandelaki

Mkhitaryan scored in the match, after which Kandelaki posted the video of the Armenian star’s goal and wrote : “Henrikh jan, good job, attaboy”. Mkhitaryan responded to Kandelaki by saying : “Thank you for your support, dear Tina Kandelaki.”

Carrick on Mkhitaryan

Carrick on Mkhitaryan

“I saw Mkhitaryan for the first time during the preseason training and I immediately thought he will become a perfect player. I’ve told this to Ashley Young as well. Mkhitaryan uses both feet, he is fast. He chooses a right position in the pitch. I like his playing style,” Carrick said.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan on the upcoming match with Chelsea

Henrikh Mkhitaryan on the upcoming match with Chelsea

“We know the match isn’t gonna be easy, we are hopeful we will succeed in having positive results. It doesn’t matter where we play, the important thing is to play well. There is no sense in avoiding to play Chelsea, because in order to capture titles you have to play them all,” Mkhitaryan said.

Mourinho assesses Mkhitaryan’s fitness

Mourinho assesses Mkhitaryan’s fitness

“We know he cannot play 90 minutes,” Mourinho said. “We knew he would only play 60 minutes – it doesn’t matter [what] the result [was], we made that decision together as he is not in the best condition.”

Mkhitaryan equals Rooney record

Mkhitaryan equals Rooney record

After recovering from a hamstring injury, the 28-yearold Armenian international subsequently made history, equaling Wayne Rooney’s record of goals scored in three consecutive European games.

Mkhitaryan’s return pleases Blind

Mkhitaryan’s return pleases Blind

“I’ve been outside on the pitch as well and, to be honest, it is not the best,” the Dutchman said. “Maybe the quality of the game will be different, but in the end it doesn’t have to be an excuse for us. We’re here for one thing: we have to concentrate, play the game and try to win – that’s what we’re here for.”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to serve a three-match suspension

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to serve a three-match suspension

United’s leading scorer will consequently miss the Emirates FA Cup tie at Chelsea, followed by the Premier League matches against Middlesbrough and West Brom. He is due to return in the home game with Everton on 4 April but remains eligible for the Reds’ Europa League clashes with FC Rostov.

Arthur Alexanyan leads World Wrestling Association’s ranking

Arthur Alexanyan leads World Wrestling Association’s ranking

Silver medalist of Olympic Games Mihran Harutyunyan has appeared in the 2nd place of the 66 kg weight rankings of the World Wrestling Association. Karen Aslanyan is the 15th. Arsen Julfalakyan is the 13th and Karapet Chalyan is the 14th. Maksim Manukyan ranks 14th in the 85 kg weigh rankings.

Mkhitaryan is joining United’s A-list

Mkhitaryan is joining United’s A-list

Yet, in recent months, as the Swede has plundered 20 goals in all competitions, his fellow summer signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan has slowly emerged as another player who the supporters look to for entertainment, creativity and an influence on results. “If Micki plays well, then United do too,” is the common suggestion.

Mkhitaryan: tactical changes key to win

Mkhitaryan: tactical changes key to win

Speaking to MUTV after the game, he said, “I can say we didn’t start the game very well but during the game, when the manager changed the formation and I came to the middle as a 10 and Marcus Rashford started to play as a winger, I think we started to control the ball more and had more chances to score and finally we did.

Miki is playing really well: Mourinho

Miki is playing really well: Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he was “protecting” Armenian Henrikh Mkhitaryan by not playing him at the start of Manchester United’s Premier League campaign. During the match with Leicester City Armenian international scored for the fifth time this season, and was unsurprisingly a topic of conversation in Mourinho’s post-match press conference.