Wenger confirms Arsenal’s Arshavin staying

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is not expecting Andrey Arshavin to leave the club this month.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is not expecting Andrey Arshavin to leave the club this month.

The 30-year-old has been linked with a move back to Russia to join his former club Zenit St Petersburg or Anzhi Makhachkala.

The Russian transfer window is still open and closes on 24th February.

Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have emerged as the Frenchman’s first-choice wingers in recent weeks, but the Gunners boss insists Arshavin will be staying at the Emirates.

Wenger said: "I expect him to be here after 24th February and that is clear."

 

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