OFFICIAL: Ex-Man Utd Star Joins European Giants On Free Transfer, Sets New Record (Photos)

Manchester United's Paul Pogba (back) and Chris Smalling (left) battle for the ball with Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester Stock Photo - Alamy

Former Manchester United star, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined European giants Inter Milan on a free transfer after his contract ended with AS Roma. The Armenia international signed a two-year contract with the San Siro team, according to GOAL.

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Inter did not confirm how long the former Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United attacking midfielder has signed on for. However, it has been reported by GOAL that he has penned a two-year deal with the club, keeping him in Milan until 2024.

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“From his house in Valence and now to Milan, Henrikh is making another stop on his journey. As he embraces the Nerazzurri colours, with his Armenian heritage, we are reminded of another Inter great, Youri Djorkaeff,” Inter said in their announcement.

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The former Arsenal star went on to set a record as he became the first Armenian player to play for the Nerazzuris in their entire history.

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Mkhitaryan is Inter’s fourth signing of this summer transfer window. He follows Romelu Lukaku who joined on loan from Chelsea, Kristjan Asllani and Andre Onana in making the switch to San Siro.

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