Arshavin to buy out Zenit contract if Arsenal deal fails
21 January 2009 10:20
Deal or no deal: Andrei Arshavin, right, wants move to England
Arshavin reaches that point at the end of Russia's season in November and Sportsmail understands he is ready to act in his bid to leave Zenit.
The forward, who turns 28 in May, would have to pay around£2.5million to terminate his contract.
Talks yesterday ended with the Gunners offering£12m plus add-ons to total£15m but the Russian club are holding out for£20m.