Korneyev – “Arsenal Ready to Enter Negotiations” for Midfielder
Arsenal are prepared to sell record £16m signing Andrey Arshavin this January, with Zenit St Petersburg’s director confirming their interest in signing him.
Arsenal are prepared to sell Andrey Arshavin this January, with Zenit St Petersburg’s director confirming their interest in signing him.
The Russian captain has been a bit-part player this season for the Gunners and has struggled to find the form that lead to Arsenal paying a reported £16m for his services in 2009.
The 30-year-old has managed just six starts this season and could be tempted by a return to his homeland, with Zenit Director Igor Korneyev confirming they would be interested in doing a deal:
“We are always interested in Arshavin,” Zenit director Igor Korneyev told Sovietsky Sport.
“But I can neither confirm nor deny whether we have made an offer.”
A source went on to tell Sovietsky Sport that Arsenal were “ready to enter negotiations for Arshavin” this January as manager Arsene Wenger looking to cash-in on the midfielder in order to generate extra funds for him to spend in the transfer window, with a striker and full back top of his priority list.
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