Ex-Man Utd and Arsenal flop Henrikh Mkhitaryan the best midfielder in Europe’s Big Five Leagues this season, say stats

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EX-MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the best midfielder in Europe, according to the stats.

The Roma winger topped the table for most goal involvements after he scored against Torino on Thursday.

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Stats show Henrikh Mkhitaryan was the best midfielder in Europe after his goal against Torino on Thursday[/caption]

Mkhitaryan, 31, had 12 total goal involvements at the end of the 3-1 home win.

He rifled home the opener on 27 minutes which put him on seven goals and five assists from 12 Serie A appearances.

After Thursday’s games, Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes and Marseille’s Florian Thauvin were joint second in the list.

The United star had seven goals and four assists putting him on 11 total while Thauvin had five goals and six assists.

Jack Grealish and Gael Kakuta completed the top five – both with ten total involvements at the time.

Armenian Mkhitaryan had a disappointing spell at Old Trafford between 2016 and 2018.

He managed just 13 goals and 11 assists in his two seasons in Manchester.

The winger left for the Gunners where his return was equally underwhelming – managing just nine goals and 13 assists from 59 games.

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Since leaving for Roma – first on loan in September 2019 – and then permanently at the end of last season, Mkhitaryan has upped his efficiency in front of goal.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund man has notched 17 goals and 14 assists from just 45 matches.

He hit headlines earlier this month when he was PUNCHED by Young Boys’ Ali Camara in the Europa League.

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