Mkhitaryan will miss rest of season due to knee injury

Mkhitaryan will miss rest of season due to knee injury

Midfielder of the Armenian national football team and Arsenal Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the rest of the season due to the knee injury he received during Europa League quarter-finals match against CSKA Moscow on April 5, Mirror reported.

Arsenal will send the Armenia international for a further scan but it could put a question mark over whether he will play again this season if it is bad news.

Mkhitaryan could be out for up to six weeks depending on the scale of the damage and that a major blow for Arsenal’s run-in and Europa League campaign.

Earlier, Arsene Wenger hoped the Armenian would miss only the match against Southampton. “The scans show rehabilitation period will reach 6 weeks”, the source writes.

Arsenal-CSKA Moscow match ended 4-1. Mkhitaryan was substituted in the 61st minute as a result of the injury.

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