World Cup woe affecting Arshavin

28 November 2009 11:10
Guus Hiddink's Euro 2008 semi-finalists saw their hopes of reaching South Africa crushed by Slovenia on November 18, and Arshavin is struggling to move on.[LNB]He told the Daily Mirror: "I'm inconsolable and desolate at what's happened.[LNB]"My family keep telling me I should forget it as soon as possible, that I should now switch to club matters and the Champions League, but that's easier said than done.[LNB]"Nothing has revived me so far.[LNB]"When Arsene Wenger asked me what state I was in, I honestly told him that at the moment I just don't want to play football.[LNB]"He talked to me for a long time. He said, too, that I need to switch my attention. But I can't do it yet."[LNB]Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, whose side host Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday, admitted the player was not in the right frame of mind to start in last weekend's 1-0 defeat at Sunderland.[LNB]"He came back from Slovenia very down and that's the main reason I didn't play him from the start against Sunderland," said the Frenchman.[LNB][LNB] Arsenal Specials. Click here to bet.  

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