Despite being on loan to his former club Zenit St. Petersburg and seemingly out of favour at the Emirates, Arsenal midfielder Andrey Arshavin is keen to return to the Emirates and revive his Arsenal career.
The little Russian has endured a tough season with many Arsenal supporters often accusing him of lacking in work-rate, unwillingness to track back and how he is often absent in matches.
With his family set in London though, he is keen to return to the Emirates and try revive his career. It will definitely be a tough task, but no doubt he will take heart from Rosicky’s current resurgence.
Arshavin told RT Sports:
Of course, yes.
Every player does not want to sit on the bench or the stands and watch the action from there.
When I was at Arsenal, I always wanted to play and not sit on the sidelines watching everything unfold.
I’m used to living in London and while I am on loan at Zenit my family has stayed in London, because my children go to school there and everybody feels comfortable there.
While I admire the little Russian for trying to revive his career at the Emirates, with the emergence of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ryo Miyaichi making huge strides at Bolton, it looks as though it will be to tough a task for Arshavin. What do you guys think about Arshavin? Should he be sold in the summer or should we take him back and give him a chance next season? Feel free to leave a comment below!