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Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Old Trafford future thrown into doubt by Jose Mourinho

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Mkhitaryan battles for the ball in Istanbul this evening
Mkhitaryan battles for the ball in Istanbul this evening

The Armenia international arrived at Manchester United to much fanfare in the summer but has become a peripheral figure under the Portuguese coach.

Mkhitaryan was introduced for Marcus Rashford just after Fenerbahce had increased their lead to 2-0.

Asked about the prospects of the former Borussia Dortmund star after the loss, Mourinho stated that the attacker "has to do more".

The former Chelsea boss went on to say that United "have a lot of players for that position"

While some believe that Mourinho thinks Mkhitaryan isn't Premier League material, others feel there is a personality clash at Old Trafford:

United conceded in Istanbul this evening after just one minute as Moussa Sow's incredible overhead kick gave Dick Advocaat's side the lead.

Mourinho voiced his displeasure at how his side began the game:

After losing Paul Pogba to injury in the opening period, United again conceded with just less than an hour played as former Sunderland winger Jeremain Lens caught out the usually unflappable David de Gea with an excellent free-kick.

Wayne Rooney netted a 30-yard scorcher with a minute of normal time remaining but it was too little, too late for United.

Mourinho now believes his team must win their two remaining Group A ties to qualify for the knockout stages:

The Manchester outfit currently sit third in the group on six points, with both Feyenoord and Fenerbahce on seven points while Zorya Luhansk prop up the group with just four points from their four fixtures.