Manchester United fans definitely won’t want to see Henrik Mkhitaryan being substituted with an injury during Armenia’s friendly with Czech Republic tonight.
The winger started his country’s home clash tonight hoping to get some much-needed game time after starting life with his new club on the bench.
Mkhitaryan signed for United from Borussia Dortmund in a £27million deal in the summer, but has had to settle for a spot in reserve with Jose Mourinho preferring Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial in the attacking midfield positions.
He has been able to get off the bench four times, with his latest substitute appearance against Hull showing United fans exactly what he’s capable of. Many may have expected him to start United’s next league game against Manchester City off the back of that performance.
But potentially picking up an injury tonight is far from ideal for Mkhitaryan or United.
The clash of knees with Marek Suchy came in the 38th minute and the former Dortmund winger had to go off after receiving treatment:
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 31, 2016
Manchester United fans – how disappointed would you be to see Mkhitaryan injured?