Friday, February 6, 2009

London derby awaits Arshavin

Arsenal will pay a visit to White Hart Line, Sunday (8/2/2009), for the Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League continued. Can be, this fight Derby London debut will be Andrei Arshavin with The Gunners.

After the negotiation process is tortuous, Arshavin finally officially become the property of The Gunners at the end of closing-time exchanges with the January transfer fee believed to worth 16.5 million pounds from the zenith St Petersburg. He contracted for 3.5 years with a salary of 70,000 pounds per week in Emiaretes Stadium.

Now, they need to be able to put Arshavin costumes numbered 23 is the backbone physical readiness. The Russian international was full 27 years this has never been more competitive play in the party since Liga Russia finished last year.

Therefore, the predicted Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger would only lower Arshavin as a replacement even though the team admitted the loss of creativity. "We do not need a savior IM. I do not believe it, "tukas Wenger.

Fortunately, the opponent will be faced Arsenal London derby in the middle is also problematic. Yes, the Spurs are cyclone storm. The team that trained Harry Redknapp was left behind in the middle bottom of the board Klasemen while the Premier League.

Terrible again, the Spurs also injured Jermaine Defoe after the striker must rest at least until April because of foot injury. However, Redknapp has a successor, ie, Robbie Keane, after being returned to White Hart Line from Liverpool with a transfer fee worth 12 million pounds. Keane may even go back a long ban captain and striker will bertandem with a country with Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko, in the front lines.

In the last meeting at the Emirates Stadium in October, the two teams play 4-4. But this time the escalation will be increased because Arsenal need full points to overtake Aston Villa in the fourth rank and Spurs have to avoid the degradation of the zone at this time only one points behind.

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