Transfer talk

Zenit want Arshavin on loan

February 22, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Russian side Zenit St Petersburg are hoping to re-sign Andrei Arshavin on a loan deal from Arsenal.

Arshavin, who spent his career at Zenit before leaving for the Premier League in 2008, has been a bit-part player at Arsenal this year following the arrival of Gervinho and the rise of new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

The Russian midfielder has made most of his 27 appearances this term as a substitute and has fallen out of favour with Arsenal's fans, who booed when he came ...

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