Arshavin wants revenge over Blackburn

The Gunners who look to be closing in on the 6million signing of experienced French defender Sebastien Squillaci from Sevilla suffered a 2 1 defeat to Rovers in early May, having just seen any lingering hopes of staying in the title race brought to an abrupt end after losses at Tottenham and Wigan. Afterwards, manager Arsene Wenger accused Sam Allardyce's men of unfair tactics in showing "no purpose to play the ball" and also blamed referee Martin Atkinson for not providing his team with more protection. It was not the first time the Gunners have come unstuck against such an approach although they had thumped Rovers 4 0 in the same fixture two seasons ago. Saturday's lunchtime kick off is set to provide another test of character for a team…
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