Because of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan does not issue visas to citizens of Armenia.
Borussia Dortmund managed to get to the group stage of the Europa League, beating odd Grenland with a total score of 11:5. Following the draw, the German team will play in one group with Azerbaijani Gabala.
Away match Borussia will be without Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The point is that because of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijan and Armenia have established a very strained relationship, which makes it impossible to obtain visas to Armenians. For this reason, Henrikh Mkhitaryan can prohibit entry to Azerbaijan and the player may miss the Europa League match against Gabala.
“We hope this is not true. Now Henry is an extremely important player for us, for several weeks demonstrated a great game“ – quoted the head of the press service of Borussia Sasha Fligge Sport1.de.
Note that Mkhitaryan has successfully started the season scoring 8 goals in 7 matches.
Earlier, SPORTS bigmir)net reported that the ex-Shakhtar midfielder could move to Juventus.