Arsenal fans react on Twitter as Manchester United announce Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Mkhitaryan had been linked to Arsenal but is now a Manchester United player.

Manchester United have sealed the transfer of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, clinching his transfer from Borussia Dortmund.

Mkhitaryan is their third summer signing following Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but for a while it had seemed he was heading elsewhere.

Borussia's Dortmund's Henrikh MkhitaryanBorussia's Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan

 

Arsenal had been frontrunners to sign the Armenian, at a point where they had begun the transfer window in seemingly aggressive fashion.

Prior to the European Championships the Gunners snapped up Granit Xhaka, made a bid for Jamie Vardy, and were considered in pole position to sign Mkhitaryan.

The Dortmund ace was claimed by ESPN to be among their priorities, while The Sun took it a step further by claiming he was house hunting in London.

Henrikh MkhitaryanHenrikh Mkhitaryan

Arsenal fans then went into collective meltdown on social media, when it was claimed by The Metro among many others that his sister had begun following Arsenal on Linked In.

So to see him sign for Manchester United was not especially well received by the Gunners, who have seen him score against them in past seasons, while others were putting a brave face on it.

Borussia's Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring against ArsenalBorussia's Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring against Arsenal

Here is a look at how fans reacted on Twitter to the announcement...

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