Dortmund block Mkhitaryan moving to Manchester United

Mkhitaryan’s Borussia Dortmund xcontract expires at the end of next seasonBradley Ormesher/The Times

Borussia Dortmund have blocked Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s proposed move to Manchester United.

The Armenia midfielder recently informed the Bundesliga club that he would not be extending his contract beyond next June, when it is scheduled to expire.

We have intensely discussed the question of an early transfer in all club bodies and came to the conclusion that Mkhitaryan will stay in Dortmund next season

Mkhitaryan has a number of suitors from across Europe, but The Times understands that the 27-year-old’s preferred option is joining José Mourinho’s United.

Unfortunately for the player and United, Dortmund insist the midfielder will not be leaving this summer.

After losing Mats Hummels and Ilkay Gündongan to Bayern Munich and Manchester City this summer, Dortmund do not want another of their star players to

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