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Reports making the round claims Arsenal are on the verge of signing Armenian international as the star man is closing in on a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford.
The Chile international is set to earn £500,000-a-week at United after leaving Arsenal.
Jose Mourinho has let Mkhitaryan leave as he has fallen down the pecking order since the start of the season at the club.
The Daily Mail claim the 28-year-old shed a tear at United’s training ground when saying goodbye to his team-mates.
“It was very tearful,” said one source.
“Henrikh has been a very popular figure here at United.
“We know he isn’t too happy at the way this deal has been forced upon him. He realises he has more chance of playing at Arsenal, but he would have preferred to leave on his own terms.”
Mkhitaryan has scored just twice in his 22 appearances for Manchester United in all competitions this season.