The 29-year-old Mkhitaryan suffered knee ligament damage in the quarter-final first leg defeat of CSKA Moscow.
A statement explained that the issue was "complex and nuanced, and clearly requires more research" but that did not impress Arsenal manager Wenger, who believed a similar path had been too tentatively trodden with the controversial Video Assistant Referee system. If you feel like next season it will not be the case, then we'll have to face it.
"I know he's doing a really good job at the moment in NY and he's under the Manchester City umbrella, but he wants a big job".
A top-four league finish remains mathematically possible but winning the Europa League represents Arsenal's most realistic way of securing a Champions League return.
"He has the freedom to make that decision, he knows I want him to stay".
Antonio Conte fears Manchester City could dominate English football
According to a report by Matt Law in the Telegraph Chelsea's players have become exhausted of Conte's intensive training regime. The Italian said: 'I think he (Dyche) is doing an important job, a great job this season.
Coupled with some embarrassing losses during the past year, and Arsenal supporters have once again voiced their displeasure at the direction that Wenger is taking the north Londoners in.
"I can just update you on saying that he has not signed".
"I wasn't 100 percent sure about him when I came here as there were some Lyon players I didn't get on well with - but he wasn't someone I had problems with when I played against them". The midfielder has had a number of setbacks in his recovery process but Wenger said the latest indications are that he's "doing very well".
"We don't have much to go for in the Premier League". "We have a big obstacle, a big hurdle in the semifinal. The closer you are to the position of the player, the more supportive you are", he said.