Mkhitaryan moved to Old Trafford from Borussia Dortmund last summer in a £27million deal last summer.
The Armenian midfielder initially struggled to make an impact at Manchester United.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed why he really joined Manchester United
But he has become a key member of Jose Mourinho's first XI in recent months, and scored in the 3-0 victory over Leicester last Sunday.
After joining United he was labelled as a money grabber by some Dortmund fans, but he has now hit back.
"I can not understand that, and that’s wrong," Mkhitaryan told German outlet Bild.
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David De Gea – 7
Borussia Dortmund fans were angry when Henrikh Mkhitaryan left for Manchester United
"If it were just about money, I would have transferred from Shakhtar Donetsk to Anzhi Makhachkala and not to Borussia Dortmund.
"But I did not want that.
"I wanted to develop further."