Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Won't Blame Anyone For Manchester United Struggles

Ex-Arsenal star: Did Wenger really want Aubameyang?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Won't Blame Anyone For Manchester United Struggles

Both Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan are up and running in Arsenal colours, with the former benefitting from one of three assists contributed by the latter during a 5-1 mauling of Everton.

Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski suggested some of his goalscoring motivation went with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's departure from Borussia Dortmund, but Augsburg striker Alfred Finnbogason wants to fill the void.

Coming just days after Alexis Sanchez finally got his wish to leave Arsenal in a blockbuster move to Manchester United, Wenger was once again under fire from angry fans frustrated by the club's failure to win the Premier League since 2004. "While we won't see him in Russian Federation any time soon, he may yet play in Russian Federation in a couple of years", Arustamyan added.

"We understand each other on and off the pitch, that's why it's easier on the pitch".

"[Mkhitaryan] has a very professional attitude and overall I think that is what you want from every player".

Arsene Wenger needs his newly-formed front line, including Mesut Ozil, to continue to shine if Arsenal are to maintain hopes of a top-four finish when they face local rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby on Saturday (1230 GMT).

They agree Arsenal won the January transfer window, but does that mean they'll return to the UEFA Champions League next season?

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"First of all we have to win lots of games. I just have to enjoy myself, do my best and at the end I will see where I can reach". I think they'd be mad if they didn't.

The Armenia global was not always an automatic starter under Jose Mourinho, however, and spent two long periods out of the team under the former Chelsea boss.

"I'm not surprised by that - to me, it's completely normal".

'I don't want to blame anyone...

"He told me all was done and of course it was a big factor in coming here".

"I don't have anything to prove to anyone".

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