Manchester United have had a proposal for Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryancommon.
The Armenia captain, who fee the German membership £23.5m in 2013, is out of settlement subsequentsummer.
“Had we refused it, the participant could be available free of charge in 2017,” Dortmund chiefgovernment Hans-Joachim Watzke instructed the club‘s legitimate internet site.
Mkhitaryan, 27, is but to have a clinical at Vintage Trafford and private phrases are nevertheless to be agreed.
If a deal for the player – who would require a piece permit – is completed, he becomes United’s 1/3primary signing of the summer season after Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly and former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp recruited Mkhitaryan from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk while he wasin fee at Westfalenstadion.
He changed into named Bundesliga Players‘ player of the Season in 2015-16 after scoring 18 goals in all competitions, together with one towards the Reds inside the Europa League defeat at Anfield.
Mkhitaryan is the son of one among Armenia’s maximum famous footballers, Hamlet Mkhitaryan, andreceived the first of his 59 caps for his country per week earlier than his 18th birthday.