Pogrebnyak eyes Arshavin reunion

Zenit St Petersburg forward Pavel Pogrebnyak has revealed he would like to join former team-mate Andrey Arshavin at Arsenal.

The 25-year-old has made more than 50 league appearances for the Russian outfit since arriving in 2007 - scoring 21 times - as well as winning 14 caps for his country.

He also netted the opener for Zenit against Manchester United at the beginning of the 2008/09 campaign in the Super Cup at Monaco's Stade Louis II stadium.

And despite the powerful front-man being linked with a move to Blackburn Rovers in January, the former Spartak Moscow man has admitted he love to follow in the footsteps of fellow countryman Arshavin, who has shone during his short time at the Emirates Stadium, scoring six goals in 10 Premier League appearances.

"It is the first time I have heard of Arsenal as an option," he said in The Sun. "But of course I am pleased that the club is interested in me.

"I think for any player to have the opportunity to work with Arsene Wenger would be a big step forward."

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