Henrikh Mkhitaryan signs for Manchester United

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed on social media that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined Manchester United. 

Mkhitaryan, 27, is recognised as one of the leading midfielders in Europe and will now be plying his trade under Jose Mourinho ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. 

It has long been documented that the Red Devils have held an interest in the Armenia international and it finally appears that the club have managed to get the deal over the line. 


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It was only yesterday, of course, that Manchester United announced the signing of Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while they have also added Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly to their squad during this transfer window. 

It's safe to say, then, that Mourinho, who replaced Louis van Gaal in the Old Trafford dugout at the end of last season, is quickly changing the dynamic of his side in Manchester. 

The addition of Mkhitaryan is certainly a fine one for the Red Devils. He netted as many as 23 goals in all competitions for Dortmund last season.

As you can imagine, then, United fans have responded on social media and they are very pleased indeed.

Here are the best tweets: 

Arsenal, of course, were also linked with the player's signature and their fans have also reacted to the news: 

Manchester United fans: what do you make of the signing? Have your say below! 

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