Arsene Wenger says that Henrikh Mkhitaryan is in good hands following his knee injury, and that he expects the midfielder to return before the end of the season.
It was feared that he could be sidelined for the rest of the campaign after suffering damage to his medial ligament, but after the 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow that secured Arsenal a Europa League semi-final, the Frenchman appeared upbeat about the former Borussia Dortmund man.
Asked for an update on his fitness, he said, “He has a medial ligament strain. He should be out for two more weeks so don’t be too worried.
“We have good medical staff and he is very serious in his rehab.”
Two further weeks on the sidelines means the Armenia international will miss matches against Newcastle United and West Ham United and the first-leg of our Europa League semi-final.