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Arsenal manager Emery confirms Mkhitaryan doubt for Baku

Arsenal boss Unai Emery fears Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the Europa League final against Chelsea.

The midfielder could not play in the final due to ongoing political tension between his homeland Armenia and hosts Azerbaijan.

Speaking after Sunday's final match-day win over Burnley, Emery said: Gunners boss Emery said: "One is a political issue and I don't know really know the solution.

"We want to play with him and against Burnley he worked very well

"We will do all possible to have every player and him. But I don't know how this is really a possibility with him and the political issues.

"It is not in my hands and I don't understand what is the situation.

"The problem is with the two countries. We will do all we can but it is not the only issue."

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