Many Armenian football players are more talented than Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, head of Armenian football federation told reporters in Yerevan.
Ruben Hayrapetyan, president of Armenia’s Football Federation, asked why there was no nomination to determine the best player of the Armenian championship, given that during the last years Mkhitaryan was out of competition.
“We have a nomination ‘The Best Footballer of Armenia’. Let others strive to outrun Mkhitaryan. Let them dream, work and try to do it. We have about ten players with great potential, and they are even more talented than Henry. Whether they will be able to work hard, to devote themselves to football, to be as disciplined and achieve as much as Mkhitaryan is highly questionable,” said Hayrapetyan.
In Decemeber Henrikh Mkhitaryan was named Armenia’s footballer of the year for the eighth time and the seventh consecutive year.