#TransferLatest: Mkhitaryan Swaps Dortmund For Manchester United

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Bundesliga outfit, Borussia Dortmund has confirmed Manchester United’s signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Manchester United have been looking to sign the forward for a while. With the Armenia international scoring 23 goals in 52 appearances for Dortmund.

The 27-year-old is Mourinho’s third signing at the club, coming in after defender Eric Bailly and veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Dortmund confirmed the move on Saturday, stating the forward expressed his wish to join United. Mourinho continues to revamp the squad at Old Trafford.

“This transfer was made on the basis of starting a new challenge. Manchester United made a tremendous offer, which matched the player’s value. Had we rejected it, the player could have moved for free in 2017,” said CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.

Mkhitaryan began his career at Armenian side Pyunik, before playing for both Metalurh and Shakhtar Donetsk, prior to his move to Dortmund.

The versatile forward, who can play as a winger as well as an attacking midfielder, has scored 104 goals in 298 club games, and has also won 59 caps for his country.



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