Farewell Arshavin, You’ll be Remembered for This…

Farewell Arshavin, You’ll be Remembered for This…Andrei Arshavin was one of the most in form players at the time when he signed for Arsenal back in 2009. The little Russian had an impressive European Championships in 2008 and attracted interest from major European clubs but Wenger made sure he joins Gunners.

Such was the quality of the Russian international that the Arsenal manager, who normally does not spend in the winter transfer market and always looks to sign young talents splashed a decent sum to sign the 27 year old Andrei Arshavin. It was worth as Arshavin proved fruitful for gunners.

After 4 years at the club, the time has come for Arshavin to continue his career away from Emirates. Arsenal fans will remember him for some real special moments.

That goal against the best team in the world in 2011. by then Arshavin was not a regular starter but came off the bench and showed his class to beat Barcelona with a cool finish that absolutely made Arsenal fans go mental.

Who can forget Arshavin’s four goals haul against Liverpool that too in their own backyard at Anfield in 2009. The little Russian was unstoppable on the night but was not helped by a poor Arsenal defense as the match ended in an exciting 4-4 draw.

Arshavin had 3 successful years at Arsenal but then his growing age and in coming talented youngsters meant that he could not start regularly. Sadly, the Russian could not win a title with Arsenal but will leave the club with all the respect.

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    Daing 6 years

    Thank you Arsha

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    Hanah 6 years

    Rolled back the years :) Good luck for the future

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    Dein 6 years

    What about the winner vs Barca?

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    Dein 6 years

    should have been included in the squad vs chelsea in the league cup final following his four goals, thats when it started going wrong for AA.

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    eminent 6 years

    Fenks u andrei asha… Lots of luvs 4u.

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    Eris 6 years

    Good luck, maestro. Really hope you find another good club to give some service to and fast.

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    Aris 6 years

    I will never forget that goal you scored against barcelona it made me crazy.

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    5am 6 years

    yep – I blame the manager for not making more of such a super talent that was available to the club

    I wonder who should really be going………………

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    adegboye ridwan 6 years

    tank u asha we will neva 4get u bye bye

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    clement 6 years

    Thank you Arshavin for your contribution!!