Manchester United fans were thrilled with Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s impressive performance against West Ham United.
The Armenian was spectacular at Old Trafford on Wednesday night and picked up a wonderful back-heel assist for Zlatan Ibrahimovic after just 93 seconds, then found Anthony Martial in the second-half for his second assist of the night.
Following the 1-1 draw against West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday, Jose Mourinho needed a change for his side in the League Cup quarter-final and Mkhitaryan has made a solid case for cementing his place in the starting XI.
Speaking on social media, fans have urged the Portuguese boss never to bench Mkhitaryan again.
Martial scores from another Mkhitaryan assist. As if these two shouldn't be playing every week. Both have been electric.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) November 30, 2016
Fabulous goal. World-class from Mkhitaryan. #mufc
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) November 30, 2016
Mkhitaryan needs to play every game!
— Tummy Shelby (@CAJames93) November 30, 2016
Never ever bench Mkhitaryan again! Relay that to the manager @ManUtd
— Couch Potato (@TheKemi_Y) November 30, 2016
Mkhitaryan needs to start every game????
— Jamie Lawman???????????????????????????? (@JamieLawman) November 30, 2016
He was left out of the squad for over seven weeks before starting against Feyenoord last week, where he picked up the Man of the Match award in his first performance back with the team.
After only being used as a second-half substitute against the Hammer’s in Sunday’s draw, Mkhitarayn returned with a point to prove as he impressed supporters by opening up play, showcasing incredible vision and injecting a serious attacking threat into our side.
United have had a hard time finishing chances in recent times, but when the Bundesliga player of the year for last season continues to provide such clear-cut opportunities on a plate, goals will undoubtedly follow.