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19/06/2008 09:12,

Scouted: Andrei Arshavin

Andrei Arshavin's return from a two-match suspension at Euro 2008 was eagerly awaited by Russia, and the Zenit St Petersburg forward didn't disappoint.

A menace all night to Sweden with a goal into the bargain, Talking Reds poster Red 68-99-08 says United should make a move...

Scouting Report

Player name: Andrei Arshavin
Position: Forward
Match Scouted: Russia v Sweden
Key Moment: Almost too many to mention. He really makes Russia tick. He scored Russia's second goal - a just reward for the impact he made throughout the game.
Strengths: Strong runner, good finisher, great movement. But undoubtedly he strongest asset is his skill and creativity.
Weaknesses: He's not the most physical of players, but his energy and ability to beat players means that shouldn't be a problem.
Suitability: Perfect. He's adaptable, he can play up front, off the main striker or out wide. He'd be a great addition to our squad.
Estimated Cost: Arsenal are the latest in a long line of clubs to be linked with a move that cost around £12million - but expect his price to rise if Russia continue to progress at Euro 2008.

What do you think? Have your say on this Scouting Report or write your own at ManUtd.com/talkingreds (Transfer Speculation conference)

*The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Manchester United.

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