London: Arsenal winger Andrey Arshavin has rubbished reports that Arsene Wenger will sell him before the start of next season.
Arshavin's future with the Gunners has been cast into doubt as Wenger prepares to overhaul his squad following the club's failure to win a trophy for the sixth successive season.
The Russia international has been linked with a return to his former club Zenit St Petersburg after they revealed their interest in the 30-year-old, who is also wanted by clubs in Turkey and Spain.
Arshavin was out of favour with Wenger at times towards the end of the season, but he has spoken to the Gunners boss and is convinced he will stay.
"The manager wants to continue working with me," Arshavin told The Sun.
Arshavin joined the Gunners during in January 2009 and has scored 28 goals in over 100 appearances for the club.