Ex-Arsenal defender urges Unai Emery to sell Mkhitaryan before windows close
Ex-Arsenal defender urges Unai Emery to sell Mkhitaryan before windows close
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Ex-Arsenal defender urges Unai Emery to sell Mkhitaryan before windows close

Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn has urged the club and Unai Emery to sell Henrik Mkhitaryan before the European windows close. 

The Armenian has not been at his best for the club in recent matches, and with the team possessing immense attacking talent, the defender feels he is surplus to requirements. 

Mkhi arrived at the club in January of 2018 in a deal that took Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United but has been heavily linked with a move away from the club. 

“Arsenal should look to sell Mkhitaryan to a European team this transfer window. When everyone is back fit for Arsenal, Mkhitaryan is going to struggle to get any game time at all during the season," 

“Mkhitaryan looks a frustrated figure, nothing seems to be working out for him on the pitch – his passes are misplaced, his shooting is off and he can’t beat his man," 

“His performance against Newcastle on the opening game of the season wasn’t good enough, especially when you’re playing at the highest level.

The former Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United player was replaced by new club signing Dani Ceballos on Sunday after a not-so-inspiring performance in the 1-0 win over the Magpies. 

Arsenal brought in Ceballos and Nicolas Pepe from Lille, who might be ahead of him in the pecking order at the club. 

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