UEFA assures Arsenal of Mkhitaryan safety


It is no longer news that Arsenal and Uefa have gone logger heads concerning the venue for the finals of the Europa league to take place next week Wednesday due to safety of Mkhi

And UEFA has assured Henrikh Mkhitaryan would be safe cause “the highest authorities” in Azerbaijan would be in place ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Chelsea in the Europa League final.

Arsenal have, after discussions with the player, opted to exclude the Armenia international from their travelling party.

That call has been made as a result of political tension between Mkhitaryan’s homeland and Azerbaijan, which has sparked concerns over his wellbeing.

UEFA insist that they had sought to clarify the matter prior to Arsenal making the long journey to Eurasia, but can understand why the Premier League outfit have ignored their advice.