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Arsenal signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan is excited by the prospect of
playing alongside influential play-maker Mesut Ozil this season.
Mkhitaryan completed his transfer from Premier League rivals
Manchester United on Monday, but couldn't participate in Arsenal's
Carabao Cup semi-final victory over Chelsea on Wednesday, as he had
already appeared in the competition with United.
However, the 29-year-old Armenian observed from the stands as the
Gunners beat Chelsea 2-1 and is now eagerly awaiting his chance to play
his first game for Arsene Wenger's side and link up with their star
He told Arsenal Player: "Here at Arsenal I know that lots of
players move a lot and it’s incredible the way [the team] plays. I will
do my best to assist them as well.
"I think it will be really fun to play alongside Ozil. Everyone knows
he’s a fantastic player, he’s an assist king! I look forward to it.
"[I admire] his intelligence, the way that he can understand the
game, reads the game, plus the way he gives pace to the game and of
course his final decision."