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Per Mertesacker pays special tribute to Henrikh Mkhitaryan in Arsenal’s matchday programme

Henrikh Mkhitaryan attended Arsenal’s clash with Chelsea on Wednesday. (Getty Images)

Per Mertesacker has hailed the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan as a ‘brilliant addition’ to Arsenal‘s squad.

The midfielder completed his move to Arsene Wenger‘s side earlier this week in a deal which saw Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United.

Mkhitaryan is unable to make his debut in the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Chelsea on Wednesday evening as he is cup-tied, but the 29-year-old is at the Emirates Stadium to watch his new teammates in action.

In his matchday programme notes ahead of the game, Mertesacker gave a special mention to the Armenian and believes the midfielder is… Read the full story