Arsenal fans were feeling overjoyed after the latest comments from AS Roma head coach Paulo Fonseca on Henrikh Mkhitaryan emerged.
During the Italian outfit’s 4-0 win over Lecce, the Armenia international scored and assisted a goal as he continued to impress following his return from a thigh strain. And now it seems as though Fonseca would like to retain the services of the attacker on a permanent basis as he lauded the 30-year-old’s quality (via Sky Sports).
Despite suffering two different fitness issues this campaign, Mkhitaryan has enjoyed a decent year for the Serie A side, scoring five goals and assisting a further two in just 18 appearances across all competitions (via Transfermarkt). Still, a place in the north London side’s attack would seem long gone with Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli having impressed in the first team this season.
With that in mind, fans were left reacting in excitement at the Portuguese coach’s comments about the on-loan player. Let’s take a look at some replies:
We would let you have him with a heavy heart for 30mil
— Shaun (@GoonerShaun_) February 24, 2020
Absolute scenes in the clockend when he signs the ting 😭😭😭😭
— Sir Robert Shmurda🇺🇬 (@mutebi_) February 24, 2020
— Arteta FC (@ArtsenalFCszn) February 24, 2020
— Evalistu (@Ndeufilwa) February 24, 2020
— WENGER ONLY SON 🇳🇬 (@o_asifor) February 24, 2020
Praise the lord https://t.co/EglWYi1tGf
— Jimmy G is a game manager. (@High__Press) February 24, 2020
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