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Mkhitaryan eyes Europa League glory with Roma

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is enjoying life with Roma and has already set his sights on winning the Europa League with the Serie A side.

Mkhitaryan has seen a successful individual season at the Stadio Olimpico so far. Up next for the winger is a plan to lift silverware with the club.

The Armenian struggled across spells with Manchester United at Arsenal but appears to have come back to life since joining Roma on loan last September.

Mkhitaryan was one of the consistent performers for I Giallorossi as his 14 goal contributions inspired them to a fifth-placed finish.

Roma still have a chance to put more gloss on their season if they can go all the way in the Europa League. Having won the competition in his time at Old Trafford, the 31-year-old is keen on adding yet another medal to his laurels.

“The Europa League is a pretty serious tournament, and it’s an honor for any player to win it.” he told the UEFA website.

“Before the final match, I just wanted the team to win, so that I would be able to lift the cup above my head with the Armenian flag.”

“I did my best to prepare for the match during the week in order to perform perfectly. The match went as we had planned, we won 2-0, and what’s most important is that I scored probably one of the most important goals in my career, which I was hugely happy about.”

“I can’t even explain the emotions, the feelings I had in that moment and at the end of the match.”

Mkhitaryan has also enjoyed his spell at Roma so far and looks intent on extending his stay even further.

 “In my opinion, I had a good season, despite the two injuries I had. I am in good shape right now, and I hope to keep everything this way.”

“We have already reached an agreement with Roma for me to play for the club for another year, until summer 2021, which I am very happy about. I have felt at home since day one – in my football, on the pitch and off it.”