The Portuguese coach intends to use the Armenian star in the midfield of his team.
Jose Mourinho and Henrikh Mkhitaryan seem to have put aside their past problems, and the Portuguese coach has asked the Armenian star to extend his contract with Roma.
Despite the contrasts between the two at Manchester United, after Mourinho was chosen as Roma's manager, many believed that Mkhitaryan would be forced to leave the club.
However, the Corriere Dello Sport has claimed that Mourinho has told Mkhitaryan to extend his contract withRoma
. He left Manchester United in 2018 because of Mourinho and joined Arsenal. Now that he has realized that Mourinho has no problem with his continued presence, he is eager to extend his contract with Roma.
He scored 13 goals in 34 games for Giallorossi last season, helping his side advance to the newly formed European Conference League.
In Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford, Mkhitaryan performed well and was in the starting line-up. However, the change in his style of play in the second season caused him to sit on the bench and not have much opportunity to play. However, the two met in another league and another country, and Mourinho does not want to mention what happened in the past.