Andrey Arshavin is a ‘hard boy’ – Arsene Wenger

Ollie Irish

16th, December 2009

Andrey Arshavin, Arsenal

“I’m handy.”

The Meerkat played through the pain barrier at Anfield on Sunday, having barely trained all week because of a foot injury. He scored the winning goal with a quite brilliant finish, prompting Arsene Wenger to praise the Russian’s rock-like hardness:

Wenger said: “I’ve not met many with his pain threshold.

“I’ve had a few brave players – Nigel Winterburn, Steve Bould, Lee Dixon, Martin Keown. They were tough boys.

“Andrey is a hard boy too, especially for a forward.”

They breed them tough in Russia – I’ve seen Vladimir Putin riding topless on a horse.

Fletch says:

7771325

“My wee sister could take him, nae bother. That’s what’s going to happen.”

You have already read 10 premium articles for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted in Arsenal

Share this article: Email

Leave a Reply