The press, ahead of the Everton match: Arshavin demands threaten Arsenal deal
Written by James on January 28, 2009 7:00
Arshavin demands threaten Arsenal deal
(CNN) — Andrei Arshavin’s wage demands are threatening to jeopardize his planned move to Premier League Arsenal — according to Russian club Zenit St Petersburg.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen to sign the 27-year-old playmaker before Monday’s transfer deadline with Zenit claiming that “fundamental agreement” over the transfer fee has now been reached.
Does Arsenal Need To Look Beyond Arsene Wenger?
“Hell No! He is the man we need. He epitomizes Arsenal F.C.” This is the response I would garner from most Arsenal fans and why not. After all it was Wenger who brought into Arsenal, “The Right Way of Playing Football”.
Arsenal face stern Everton test
Game by game and piece by piece, Arsenal are beginning to stitch their tattered season back together. The north Londoners’ recent performances may have lacked some of their renowned swagger, but for the moment manager Arsene Wenger is not complaining.
Everton v Arsenal
Everton have few concerns, although manager David Moyes says Spaniard Mikel Arteta has only a “50/50″ chance of playing because of a rib injury. Louis Saha is on the mend after picking up a hamstring injury in November.