Henrikh Mkhitaryan has suggested Manchester United's lack of attacking football under Jose Mourinho played a pivotal role in his struggles at the club.
The Armenian playmaker left the Old Trafford outfit in January to join Premier League rivals Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez heading the other way.
Mkhitaryan's move brought an end to an inconsistent 18-month spell at United, and he has attempted to explain why he was always fighting an uphill battle.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan training with Arsenal in the snow ahead of clash with Manchester CityiPhone transfer software
The playmaker left Manchester United in January to join Premier League rivals Arsenal
Asked about his move to north London, he told Sky Sports: 'Everyone knows Arsenal play offensive football, and I love to play