The Deputy leader of the British labour party Tom Watson made a strong statement regarding the final match of the Europa League, which will play two London teams Chelsea and Arsenal.
Tom Watson commented on the situation with the player of Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is forced to miss the final in Baku due to the political conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
It is a scandal that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the Europa League final in Baku, because he is from Armenia, and to the Arsenal fans with Armenian surnames were denied visas. It shows a very ugly side of a good game and absolutely unacceptable
politician said, according to sport24.
Arsenal have already made a critical statement about the Europa League final, which will be held in the capital of Azerbaijan. Also both clubs could not sell the tickets for the final match because of the distance between London and Baku.
In particular, the distance between cities of almost 5,000 kilometers. The cost of flight in one direction is from 665 euros to nearly 1,000. The duration of the travel by plane is from 10 to 18 hours if transfers
The final of the Europa League, “Chelsea” – “Arsenal” will be held on Wednesday, may 29. Game start at 22:00.