BREAKING: A.S Roma, Mkhitaryan expected to sign contract – report
YEREVAN, AUGUST 2, ARMENPRESS. Rome’s A.S Roma have managed to make a deal with London’s Arsenal and sign Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan, according to Calcio Mercato.
“During the night a deal was agreed between the two sides, which will see the player arrive on a costly loan with redemption rights set at €15m”, Calcio Mercato reported.
According to the report Mkhitaryan will arrive in Rome at 11am and head to Villa Stuart for the standard procedure medical exam before signing the deal which “will see the player earn €3.5m plus bonuses for the season”.
Coach Paulo Fonseca requested the transfer after the sale of Stephan El Shaarawy to Shanghai Shenhua and the injury to Diego Perotti, Calcio Mercato reported.
Mkhitaryan has been playing for the Gunners since January 2018.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan