Saturday, February 21, 2009


Coach Arsène Wenger asserts that its best players, Andrei Arshavin has all the quality that has to match the legend Diego Maradona in the Premier League.
Since purchased in the January transfer exchanges, Arshavin still try to play it down with Arsenal. Saturday (21 / 2) today, a former player zenith St Petersburg that will have the opportunity to launch its first stand Sunderland in the Emirates.

Arshavin appear very impressive and again defend Russia in Euro 2008 then. However, many high-rate Arshavin less ideal size for soccer players. But Wenger did not agree with such opinion.

"He really is a bit short. Interesting when people always rate the physical body from the high, when one of the world's best player Diego Maradona, has a high body the same with Arshavin, "said Wenger.

"Maradona has a body 168 cm high, while Arshavin has a high body about 167 cm. So it should not matter, "he said.

Despite confident with the ability Arshavin, Wenger still feel unsure of Arshavin's ability to adapt to climate make it to the Premier League.

"I think Arshavin still need to take time to adjust, given that the last time he came down in the match is a competitive three months ago, 'said Wenger. (Adek / Photo: Dok.SOCCER)

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