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Arshavin hopes to move son Arseny from Barcelona to Arsenal

Former Arsenal star Andrey Arshavin admits he wants to move his son from Barcelona's academy to the Gunners.

Arseny Arshavin, famously named after his father's manager at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, is quickly making a name for himself inside the Barca academy.

But Arshavin Snr admits his hope is to eventually move Arseny to London Colney.

Arshavin, speaking exclusively to 888Sport, said: “My son is with Barcelona but unfortunately so far only in the Moscow branch. But I hope he will do better.

"If one day he can join Arsenal of course that will mean he has reached the top level as a footballer and that would be good."

Read the full 888sport interview with Andrey Arshavin to get his thoughts on the Arsenal side under Mikel Arteta

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