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Mrs Arshavin praises Arsenal for family care

Arsenal have been praised by the wife of Andrey Arshavin for the way they take care of player families.

Yulia said: "I like very much how they take care of the footballers' wives and children.

"There's a special spacious room where we wait for our husbands after the games. There's a bar there with tea, coffee, soft drinks and a buffet with snacks."

It's all in stark contrast to the spartan facilities at Zenit St Petersburg, said the mother of two.

"There's nothing like this in St Petersburg. I remember very well how I had to wait for Andrey sitting in the car for two hours when he was selected for a doping test after the match."

She stressed: "My lack of English doesn't allow me yet to make friends with other players' wives. But I'm sure that as soon as I master it, we'll become pals like I used to be with the girls in Zenit."



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