Often asked: How Much Did Arsenal Pay For Arshavin?
How much did Arshavin cost?
Arshavin thereafter signed for English Premier League club Arsenal during the 2008–09 winter transfer window, becoming the most expensive player in Arsenal’s history at the time, with a fee of £15 million.
Why did Andrey Arshavin leave Arsenal?
” I don’t regret anything, but I had to leave,” he said after making just two starts in his final season at Arsenal. “To train even though you know you won’t play – it is psychologically difficult. I nearly suffered depression.”
What happened to Arshavin?
In the end Arshavin re-joined Zenit in 2012 on loan before a permanent switch back to the club followed in June 2013. Overall, he had scored 31 goals in 144 appearances through his Arsenal career. Overall, he scored 31 goals in 108 appearances for the club before eventually announcing his retirement in December 2018.
How old is Arshavin?
It’s true Arshavin dropped off the face of the British-centric soccer world when he left Arsenal to return to his native Russia in 2013. He only just retired in December 2018, after a few years with Zenit Saint Petersburg, Kuban Krasnodar and Kairat.
What position was Arshavin?
Arshavin is now 35 and playing for FC Kairat in Kazakhstan. To Russian football fans, he remains enshrined as their talismanic hero of Euro 2008 and one of the most beloved players in their history. To Arsenal fans, his legacy is far more complicated to define.