Wenger: Arsenal’s forgotten man will not be leaving

09:54 10 February 2012

Arshavin has struggled to get first team football at Arsenal this season

Arshavin has struggled to get first team football at Arsenal this season

Archant

Arsenal transfer news: Andrey Arshavin will not be leaving the Emirates

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that out-of-favour playmaker Andrey Arshavin will still be with the club after the Russian transfer window closes on February 24.

The 30-year-old has endured a frustrating season and has come in for some scathing criticism in recent weeks with Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville suggesting he return to the Russian league.

Both Anzhi and Zenith St Petersburg have been linked with a move for the forward who has found himself behind Gervinho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the Arsenal pecking order.

"I expect Arshavin to be here after February 24 and that is clear," Wenger said.

Arshavin has scored two goals in 30 appearances this season.

Related articles

Live Blog Transfer Window Live - August 1

 

Latest Stories

12:50
The man fell from the top floor penthouse above Barclays Bank in West Hampstead (Picture via Google StreetView)

A man who reportedly fell to his death from a penthouse in Hampstead while naked has been indentified as a Harley Street doctor who ran a Botox clinic.

Read more
Police are advising members of the public not to approach John McClintock and contact officers immediately if they see him (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 26-year-old man who absconded from a bail hostel in Richmond yesterday.

Read more
The Isufi family, from left back, mum Meri, daughter Ramela, dad Erion, son Richard and youngest son Clive (front)

A vast gathering of friends and neighbours stood outside the Barking home of a family torn apart by a car crash to pay their tributes to them today.

Read more

Promotions

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the Zoe was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

TOP STORIES

Arsenal Quizzes

Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more
World Cup countries quiz

It's about time you refreshed your brains about the countries competing in Brazil.

Read more

Arsenal Transfer News