Arsene Wenger’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan update after Arsenal win at CSKA Moscow

Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

It was far from comfortable for Arsenal, but on Thursday night the Gunners reached the Europa League semi-finals.

With a 4-1 lead from the first leg, Arsenal had gone 2-0 down by the 50th minute in Russia thanks to goals from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin.

Arsenal weren’t safe until the 75th minute, when Danny Welbeck claimed a fine individual goal to settle any nerves.

Aaron Ramsey secured a draw on the night for Arsenal with a late goal. The impressive Mohamed Elneny claimed two assists.

Arsenal pre CSKA Moscow win

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – APRIL 12: Players of Arsenal FC pose for photographers before the UEFA Europa League quarter final leg two match between PFC CSKA Moskva and Arsenal FC at CSKA Arena stadium on April 12, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger updates on Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s injury issues

After the win over CSKA Moscow, Arsene Wenger gave a positive update on Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s injury issues.

The former Manchester United midfielder came off in the first leg against CSKA Moscow at The Emirates.

Arsene Wenger said: “He has a medial ligament strain, he should be out for two more weeks. Do not be too worried. We have a very good medical staff and he is very serious in his rehab.”

As a result, Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be available for Arsenal for their semi-final first leg on April 26, 2018.

The draw for the Europa League semi-finals will be made at 11:00 today.

Mkhitaryan has been impressive since joining Arsenal in January and also has experience of winning the Europa League with Manchester United last season.

Related: Aaron Ramsey reveals nasty injury on Instagram Stories after Arsenal win at CSKA.

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