Jose Mourinho has made it clear to Roma that extending the contract of midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a high precedence over the approaching weeks.
According to Tuttosport, the Giallorossi coach has recognized the previous Armenia worldwide as a key cog in his plans going ahead and is decided to not lose him on a free switch this summer time.
Mkhitaryan is approaching the top of the contract he signed on the Stadio Olimpico upon becoming a member of from Arsenal in 2020, following a season on mortgage on the membership, and Roma are working to increase his deal.
Whilst the midfielder is reported to be affected person and in no hurry to achieve an settlement, Mourinho is eager for the matter to be resolved as shortly as potential and is pushing the membership to finalise a deal for Mkhitaryan.
The 33-year-old is anticipated to be supplied a two-year contract that will see his total wage lowered.