Henrikh Mkhitaryan back for Roma

Henrikh Mkhitaryan back for Roma

PanARMENIAN.Net - Roma have announced their squad for the Europa League match against Istanbul Basaksehir tomorrow, with Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Croatian striker Nikola Kalinic returning, Football Italia reports.

The Armenian has been out of action for nearly two months, and is now included in the squad.

Another return is on-loan striker Nikola Kalinic, who has been out of play since mid-October.

Roma are still without long-term casualties Bryan Cristante and Davide Zappacosta.

Javier Pastore and Alessandro Florenzi are also out through injury, but Leonardo Spinazzola is included despite seeming to sprain his ankle in training this morning.

The Giallorossi lost their last game in the competition to Borussia Monchengladbach, and the pressure is on to progress to the round of 32.

Roma beat the Turkish side 4-0 on match day one in the competition.

 Top stories
Mkhitaryan has been feeling discomfort in his left thigh after an injury he suffered in the match against Torino.
Arsen Goulamirian, the WBA “super” cruiserweight champion, is defending his belt against Constantin Bejenaru.
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian launched FIDE World Rapid Championship underway in Moscow, Russia.
Mkhitaryan's scorpion kick against Sunderland HD is among football's most memorable moments from the 2010s.
Partner news