He’s called the “The Russian Pele” back home, so Arsenal has that going for them, which is nice. But aside from all the fanfare and video highlights, everything we’ve seen from Arshavin is outside the Premier League. Everyone knows that to play over here, you need a special kind of toughness and grit that many players just don’t have. But does Arshavin have it? We’re about to find out.
We want to know what Arsenal supporters are expecting from their new signing. Do you expect him to lead you back into the top four and score 10 goals in the process; or are you just looking for a fresh face for the future? Let us know in the comment box below!