Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Arsenal legend Will Try fortunes in Asia
Through his Twitter account, Pires preach he was training with Arsenal at the moment. This led to speculation that the French midfielder will soon follow in the footsteps compatriot, Thierry Henry, with re-join the Gunners.
Henry is currently serving a two-month loan at Arsenal from the New York Red Bulls. And the debut of the second striker 35 years was very impressive, scoring Arsenal's winning goal against Leeds United in the FA Cup third round, Monday, January 9, 2012.
However, Pires has denied these rumors. As the Arsenal players who were playing during 2000-2006 are still waiting for a chance to play in China or India. Not a trace of Henry who wanted to follow by Pires, but Nicolas Anelka is already docked at the club come from China, Shanghai Shenhua.
"I'm waiting for the certainty of Asia. At present, China has become the last destination. Currently, I am in the stage of negotiation. I also made contact with the club of India. I can not wait," Pires said as reported by ESPN Soccernet.
If it fails to playing in Asia, Pires would prefer to retire. "Asia can be a pretty good port. League of China will roll on the end of January, and did not last long. If you do not get an offer, I'll stop," concluded the last play with Aston Villa.