Soccer-Arshavin returns to Zenit St Petersburg (Reuters)

June 27 (Reuters) – Former Arsenal forward Andrei Arshavin has rejoined hometown club Zenit St Petersburg after being released from the Premier League side at the end of last season. Arshavin made 144 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 31 goals in his five seasons at the club, but failed to live up to his billing following a 15 million-pound ($23 million) move from Zenit in 2009 and spent part of the 2011-12 season on loan at the Russian club. The 32-year-old has signed a two-year contract with Zenit. …

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