Schweinsteiger looked set to leave Manchester United after being frozen out by Jose Mourinho following his arrival in the summer.
But the former Germany captain has since been brought back into the first-team set up at Old Trafford.
The midfielder marked his first United start in more than a year with a goal in the 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round win over Wigan at the end of last month.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is delighted Bastian Schweinsteiger has been given another chance at Man United
He has since been added into United's Europa League squad.
And Mkhitaryan has revealed he is delighted the 32-year-old has returned to first team action.
"I’m glad he got another chance," Mkhitaryan told German outlet Bild.
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"He knows exactly what needs to be done on the pitch.
"I can only report positively about him, because he has a great character."
Schweinsteiger joined Manchester United in the summer of 2015 for £6.5 million, and has so far made 34 appearances for the Red Devils.