Inter Milan midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is set to be fit for next month’s Champions League final against Man City.
This according to today’s print edition of Milan-based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, via FCInterNews, who report that the Armenian former Manchester United and Arsenal man’s recovery has him well on track to be available to play against City in Istanbul.
Mkhitaryan is currently recovering from a quadriceps injury. The Armenian suffered a strain to the rectus femoris muscle in his left thigh during the Nerazzurri’s Champions League semifinal second leg win over AC Milan.
According to the Gazzetta, the 34-year-old is continuing his recovery work.
Whilst the squad has been given a couple days off following Saturday’s Serie A win over Atalanta, Mkhitaryan is at the training ground.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Aiming To Be Fit Vs Man City
Mkhitaryan’s goal is to be ready to play against Manchester City next month.
The Armenian has missed out on two league matches as well as the Coppa Italia final against Fiorentina. However, he has always been aiming for the clash with City to make a return.
Mkhitaryan has emerged as a key player for Inter this season since joining from Roma last summer. The 34-year-old, who has also played for Borussia Dortmund and Shakhtar Donetsk, has made 48 appearances across all competitions.
According to the Gazzetta, there is every chance that Mkhitaryan can make it 49 against City.
The midfielder’s recovery work has him well on track to be fit for the final.
Joaquin Correa Also Hoping To Be Fit
Mkhitaryan is not the only Inter player aiming to recover from an injury in time for next month’s final.
Forward Joaquin Correa suffered a calf problem during the Coppa Italia final against Fiorentina.\
Correa’s recovery time is not yet clear. However, the Gazzetta report that he is hopeful that he can be ready for City next month.