Russia star Arshavin to buy out his Zenit contract as Gunners hesitate over£20m asking price

21 January 2009 10:48
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.   More. Zenit boss Advocaat admits Andrei Arshavin's move to Arsenal is almost a done deal Spurs' precious Bent and Bentley aren't on his own: Sportsmail's guide to football's luvvies What the back pages say: Matt Stevens faces ban, Arsenal's Arshavin move in doubt, Robinho faces£320,000 Manchester City fine, United triumph ARSENAL FC NEWS FROM ACROSS THE WEB  

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