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Henrikh Mkhitaryan could miss Europa League 2018/19 final if Arsenal seal to top of competition

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could miss Europa League 2018/19 final if Arsenal seal to top of competition

This year Europa League 2018/19 season will be held in Baku (Olympic stadium). In case Arsenal reach the final Armenia national team’s captain and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan could miss the match.

Mkhitaryan refused to fly to Baku to play Europa League match against Gabala when he was playing for Borussia Dortmund back in 2015. Reports from Azerbaijan informed that the player could be arrested according to article 318.2 for illegally crossing the border of the Republic of Azerbaijan, underlining the fact that Mkhitaryan had visited Nagorno-Karabakh in 2011.

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