Armenian footballer Henrikh Mkhitaryan is happy his English Premier League life is over for a while after he couldn’t succeed as he wanted in England.
In 2016, Manchester United brought Armenian player Henrikh Mkhitaryan to the English Premier League.
He couldn’t succeed with the Red Devils and was sent to Arsenal in January 2018.
And this summer transfer window he was loaned to AS Roma in the Italian Lega Serie A.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has opened up about his struggles in the Premier League.
“The last month at Arsenal I was not happy,” he said according to Four Four Two.
“Now I am in Rome and I focus on them. This is not a step backward as great football is played here. I wanted a change of scenery and for me, it’s an opportunity to be seized.”
“I have to enjoy playing football, no matter the place. In England, I no longer felt this pleasure,” he added.
“The messages after the two national matches made me happy, but now I have to concentrate on Rome.”
“I will never give up and I will fight to the end. I’m not afraid of pressure; I’m used to it having already played with great teams,” he commented.
“I know that the slightest mistake is criticized while a good performance is exalted. If you agree to play football you must be ready to face criticism.”
“Serie A is a great opportunity, I accepted [the offer] immediately with enthusiasm. We didn’t even talk about money,” the Armenian concluded.
— Henrikh Mkhitaryan (@HenrikhMkh) January 11, 2019