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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is now a Man Utd player.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan dedicates Manchester United move to his father after completing transfer

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Manchester United have announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan this afternoon. 

The Armenian international is his country's all-time top scorer with 19 goals in 59 appearances. Last term the 27-year-old managed 18 goals in 51 games across all competitions for Dortmund.

He said after the move was confirmed: "I am very proud to join Manchester United, this move is a dream come true for me. I am excited to play for a club with such an illustrious history and hope to be part of it for a long time. I thank the trust the club and Jose Mourinho have put in me. Finally, I believe playing for such a great club honours my father’s memory, and the inspiration and drive he gave to me when I was young."

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"Finally, I believe playing for such a great club honours my father’s memory, and the inspiration and drive he gave to me when I was young."

The playmaker is new manager Jose Mourinho's third signing since he took over at Old Trafford, following deals for Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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The Special One said: "Henrikh is a very talented footballer who has been in such prolific form for both his club and his country. He is a real team player with great skill, vision and also has a good eye for goal.

"I am delighted he has chosen to sign for United. I believe he will make an impact on the team very quickly as his style of play is suited to the Premier League. We are all looking forward to working with him."

"I believe he will make an impact on the team very quickly as his style of play is suited to the Premier League. We are all looking forward to working with him."

The Red Devils are now reportedly pushing for a deal for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, who will line up for France in their Euro 2016 semi-final against Germany tomorrow night.

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