Bundesliga expert says Manchester United can hijack Arsenal move for Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Manchester United are competing with Arsenal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring their first goalBorussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring their first goal

Arsenal face a big threat for in demand Borussia Dortmund attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, claims former Premier League striker Jan Aage Fjortoft.

Fjortoft works as a pundit for Sky Germany and regularly posts opinions about Bundesliga players on his Twitter page in English, to provide insight for UK fans.

He says his contacts indicate that United are plotting a move for Mkhitaryan, who had been tipped by The Sun to move to Arsenal.

Mkhitaryan has only one year left of his contract at Dortmund, and German channel Sport1 reported this week that if he does not renew this summer, then the Bundesliga side will cash in.

The Armenian international has been in prolific form this season, scoring 18 goals and providing 20 assists in all competitions, 11 goals and 15 assists in the Bundesliga.

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He can play in several position in attack, and would be a huge addition to the United team, although turning down Arsenal could be a tough ask, as he said in 2009 speaking to UEFA.com he would like to one day play for the Gunners.

Tottenham's Dele Alli in action with Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh MkhitaryanTottenham's Dele Alli in action with Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan

New United boss Jose Mourinho would though surely love to get one over on old foe Arsene Wenger, and could go all out to try and land the 27-year-old, with The Mail reporting subsequently that the Red Devils have now made an enquiry over the attacker, valued by Dortmund at around £25 million.

Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger clashChelsea Manager Jose Mourinho and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger clash

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