Andrey Arshavin bids farewell to Arsenal

Andrey Arshavin, Lukasz Piszczek
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Russian international Andrey Arshavin takes to Twitter to thank everybody connected with Arsenal.

Andrey Arshavin has thanked everybody connected with Arsenal for the support that they have given him during his stint at the club.

Following today's 1-0 victory away at Newcastle United, the Russian international's career at the Emirates Stadium was brought to an end after the recent news that his contract would not be extended.

"Thanks a lot to all Arsenal fans, to all my team partners, who played with me all these years, to all the staff and coaches!!! Many thanks," he wrote on Twitter.

The 31-year-old joined the Gunners from Zenit St Petersburg back in 2009.

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