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Liverpool Deny Mkhitaryan Is Set For Medical As £23m Move Hits Snag

Liverpool have denied claims that Henrikh Mkhitaryan was due to undergo a medical today with their proposed £23m move for the attacker now under serious threat

With the summer transfer window set to open, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest Arsenal transfer rumours. Today, Liverpool’s move for Henrikh Mkhitaryan is in doubt.

Liverpool have denied claims that Henrikh Mkhitaryan was due to undergo a medical on Merseyside today with their proposed £23m move for the attacker now under serious threat, according to the Mirror.

The Reds have been strongly linked with the Shakhtar Donetsk playmaker in recent weeks and the Mirror claim reports  emanating from Russia on Thursday suggested the 24-year-old was due to arrive for a medial on Friday ahead of a switch to Anfield after the club agreed a fee of £23m with the Ukrainian outfit.

However, it seems the deal has hit a late snag with the newspaper suggesting that Liverpool have recently learned that Shakhtar only own a percentage of Mkhitaryan’s rights and with the club sharing his ownership with a business group that invested in the player some years ago.

A Liverpool spokesman refused to be drawn on the exact details of the proposed move but did confirm to the Mirror that there were no plans for the Armenian international to have a medical with the club:

“There are no plans for a medical for the player [Mkhitaryan].”

Shared ownership is common-place in Eastern Europe and South America but it makes negotiations difficult and it appears that Liverpool still have a lot of work to do if they’re to land one of Europe’s most exciting young attackers.

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  1. Bill

    June 21, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    If you believe anything the Mirror, Mail or Sun says about Liverpool you need your head feeling. I can understand the Mail and Sun having it in for LFC but the Mirrors dislike is a more recent occurrence and more annoying given that the Mirror was saved from going under by The Liverpool Post and Echo group, and now they are destroying the Echo and the Post has gone.

  2. Scott

    June 21, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Ok well WHICH! LFC representative said this? Why no name to say who said this? Exactly utter made up BS as usual by the SCUM. DONT BUT THE SUN JFT96

  3. Ofere

    June 21, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Which Liverpool Representative said that, what is the name, I don’t believe any media, they are all fakes.

  4. Babatunde Agbomeji

    June 21, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    ℓ̊ prefer thiago at chelsea to united

  5. kamaldeen agbon

    June 22, 2013 at 9:04 am

    liverpool can still put more to land mkhitaryan

  6. Bruno

    June 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Li,pool must make it possible to land HENRIKH.M no matter the situation around the playmaker.

    • martyn

      June 22, 2013 at 7:48 pm

      Hi Bruno yes i totally agree liverpool should forget what’s going on and get it sorted HENRIKH.M that lad is world class very skillful,fast great finisher I believe they will sort it they really want this young lad he is the right guy to buy the price is not a problem so they need to hang in there be patient and go for it from what I have seen they are prepared to sell him at right price he will be a liverpool player for sure he’s coming to us for sure what do you think.

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