What the papers say: Lacklustre Arsenal need Arshavin's creativity

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The News of the World ARSENAL 0, WEST HAM 0
IF ever there was evidence of how much Arsenal need to sign Andrei Arsharvin — and quick — this was it. 

The Sunday Mirror - Arsenal target Giorgio Chiellini for summer revamp
Giorgio Chiellini is at the top of Arsenal's long term wanted list. Manager Arsene Wenger is already drawing up plans for a summer revamp of his squad to make a sustained challenge for the Premier League title next season.

The Mail on Sunday - Fabregas to return for Arsenal 'earlier than expected' from knee injury
Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas hopes he can return to action "earlier than expected" as his recovery from a serious knee injury continues.

The Sunday Express - WENGER NEEDS RUSSIAN HERO
ARSENE Wenger has just two days left to lure Andrei Arshavin over from Russia ... and boy, does he need him?

The Daily Star Sunday - FROM BAD TO PERSE
ARSENE WENGER’S decision to leave out top scorer Robin Van Persie backfired as Arsenal drew a blank.

The Sunday Times - Matthew Upson impresses as West Ham defence holds firm
ANDREI ARSHAVIN’S value increased without the Russian playing yesterday when Arsenal dominated for the entire 90 minutes against West Ham but lacked the wit to unlock a resolute defence and were booed off after falling further behind the top four in the tooth-and-nail pursuit of a Champions League place.

The Independent on Sunday - Wenger's quality gaps exposed by West Ham
Maybe Arsène Wenger is right, the solution to Arsenal's faltering season is yet another creative player such as Andrei Arshavin, rather than a new Patrick Vieira or Tony Adams. 

The Sunday Telegraph - Andrei Arshavin move to Arsenal left to Alisher Usmanov
Andrei Arshavin's projected move to Arsenal was taken to the wire last night as Zenit St Petersburg were left hoping for a financial intervention from the controversial Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov.

The Observer - West Ham deny Arsenal home victory
Come in Andrei Arshavin. Whatever your number is, Arsenal really must dig it out. Any more of this reversion to the boring days of old and Arsène Wenger will have more than just failing title aspirations to worry about.

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