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Tottenham's Pavlyuchenko must learn from Arsenal star Arshavin

Russia coach Guus Hiddink says Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko needs to follow the example of Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin if he wants to succeed in England.

Hiddink told Russian newspaper Sport Express: "I think he still needs to improve - all the more because the other day I read Harry Redknapp had said it would be better if Roman spoke in English.

"But with Arshavin we have spoken a few times on the phone and I would say that his colloquial English is already perfect. On the phone you can only count on your vocabulary - gesturing is no good - and Arshavin copes with this perfectly.

"Generally, Arshavin can't be stopped, he is proactive and always wants to improve. Pavlo is a little different. He knows that I like him very much, but I always say to Roman that he should not succumb to his inherent tendencies of complacency.

"At Euro 2008 - and when we were preparing for the European Championship - he was as sharp as a dagger. In these matches he won universal respect. If he wants to be successful in his career, he must maintain this approach."

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