Arsenal's Arshavin move close to collapse

ARSENAL'S long-anticipated move for Russian star Andrei Arshavin is on the brink of collapse, it has been claimed.

ARSENAL'S long-anticipated move for Russian star Andrei Arshavin is on the brink of collapse, it has been claimed.

A �14m deal which would see the striker move from Zenit St Petersburg to the Emirates Stadium has been agreed, but now the player's wage demands look set to destroy the plan.

Arshavin, who already earns in the region of �100,000 a week, is said to want an annual salary of �3.5m a year after tax - a wage which Arsenal are not prepared to pay.


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