Arsenal have lost Alexis Sanchez in this window, but instead of him they have got another player who has been a Gooner in his younger days, and has admitted his love for Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
The latest signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who came as a part of the Alexis deal confirmed that he has been an Arsenal supporter since his childhood and is ecstatic to become a Gunner.
He spoke to the club after his move and in the first interview the Armenian said some strong words.
“I’m very happy that we could finish this deal and I’m very happy to be here. It’s a dream come true because I’ve always dreamed of playing for Arsenal. Now that I’m here, I’ll do my best for this club to create history.”
Mkhitaryan at his first training session with Arsenal
The former Manchester United player also said that he has been an Arsenal supporter since his childhood days and wanted to play for the Gunners one day, speaking of the reason the new Arsenal midfielder added that he was inspired by Thierry Henry and was ‘in love’ with the attributes of the French legend.