Date: 2nd February 2009 at 5:02pm
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Arsenal have signed Russian play maker, Andrei Arshavin, at last, in the closing stages of this Janurary’s transfer window.

The deal has been frantically thrashed out in the last hours to bring Arshavin to North London, bringing an end to one of the longest and most frustrating transfer deals in living memory (I feel like I’ve said that before).

The on-off deal came to a climax this morning after ‘Double A’ was pictured outside a Hertfordshire hotel this morning admist rumours the transfer was amost complete, then disaster struck as the player had apparently driven to the airport after talks apparnetly broke down.

However in a dramatic late twist the two clubs came to an agreement and Arsene Wenger got his man and thousands of Arsenal fans breathed a huge sigh of relief.

Vital Arsenal would like to welcome Andrei to North London and wish him the best of luck in his Arsenal career.

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