Target wants Reds switch

Arsenal have been hit by the news top transfer target Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants to sign for Manchester United instead.

Arsenal: Target wants Reds switchArsenal: Target wants Reds switch

The Gunners have been heavily linked with a move for the Armenia international, with some reports claiming a £25million deal is close to going through.

However Manchester United are also in the hunt and the player’s agent has suggested his client would prefer a move to Old Trafford over the Emirates Stadium.

Mkhitaryan has 12 months remaining on his current deal with Borussia Dortmund, but has no intention of penning a new one and the Bundesliga side want to cash in rather than risk losing him for nothing.

However United are favourites to do a deal according to Mino Raiola, who has been quoted as saying: “Man United is a unique opportunity, Micki wants to go there.”

Whether United make a bid remains to be seen, and there is still a chance he could end up signing for the Gunners.

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