Mkhitaryan - We're here to win this competition

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has already won the Europa League once in his career, and he's keen to repeat the feat with us this season.

The Armenian midfielder was in fine form during our opening-day victory against Vorskla - and this is what he told the media after the match:

on the team’s performance…
It was an important victory and it was a bit tough in the first half but thankfully we scored before we went to the dressing room at the end. In the second half it was easier because they started to play football, started to have the ball and started to attack, so we had more spaces in behind their defensive lines. We could have created more chances.
on facing some familiar faces…
I have some friends [in their team], but I forget about it during the game. But now we can sit with together and talk with each other.
on Emery’s pedigree in the Europa League…
He’s won this competition three times and it’s very important for us, for Arsenal, because we’re playing in this competition to win. We’re not just playing to participate. It’s very important because if you win then you can get a spot for the Champions League, so we’re trying to win every game and we will see where we get.
on our fluidity in attack…
I think everyone enjoys the way we’re playing now. It’s not still the best, but we will keep working and game after game we will show better than that.

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