Arsenal manager Wenger 'very hopeful' of landing Russian star Arshavin

16 January 2009 01:08
Top target: Andrei Arshavin   More. Ten things you need to know about Arsenal target Andrei Arshavin ARSENAL FC NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NET Get real Wenger lets rip at Manchester City over£100m hunt for Kaka Manchester City boss Mark Hughes insists£100m Kaka chase is still on Kaka video special:£100m - why the Brazilian star is worth every penny ANDREI ARSHAVIN EXCLUSIVE: I want to prove how good I am But Wenger confirmed that he is still desperate to land the signature of Arshavin, who is regarded as one of the best midfielders in Europe. And Wenger is hopeful the two clubs can agree a fee. 'I am very hopeful. There are only days left because the transfer window closes on February 2 and we have crossed halfway,' he said. 'We want to improve and know what we want to do. We are in negotiations, but we want to respect our principles.'  

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