Arsenal Loans Midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan To Roma

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Arsenal has loaned its midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Italian club Roma on a 12-month loan deal.

Mkhitaryan arrived in Rome on Monday morning (September 2) to finalize the deal and undergo a medical with the Serie A side.

According to Sky in ItalyRoma will pay Arsenal a loan fee of €3m (£2.7m) with the deal not expected to include an option to buy.

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Roma on a 12-month loan?(Photos)

The 30-year-old Armenian footballer joined Arsenal in January 2018 in a swap deal that saw Alexis Sanchez leave the Gunners for Manchester United. He scored nine goals in 59 appearances for Arsenal.

His move to Roma comes just days after Manchester United defender Chris Smalling also joined the club on a season-long loan deal, as well as Chelsea‘s Davide Zappacosta who was also signed on a 12-month loan.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan will, however, wear No.77 shirt for the Italian club.

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