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Arsenal Sign Arshavin: A Thing That Happened

Arsenal have signed Andrei Arshavin from Zenit St. Petersburg in a deal reported to be worth a club-record £16.9 million. The transfer was briefly delayed because of weather. There. See how easy that was to say?


Arsenal Sign Arshavin: A Thing That Happened

by Brian Phillips · February 3, 2009

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