No Arshavin for Spurs

Andrei Arshavin’s club say that the Russian international will not be joining Spurs.

A Zenit statement said: “Spurs had until August 18 to send their proposals. These have not been received.

“Given the deadline has expired and the uncertainty of the situation does not allow the club to find a replacement for Andrei Arshavin, Zenit considers the possibility of transferring the player to Tottenham closed.”