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Gunners agree RVP sale

Over recent weeks some supporters have started to believe that Robin Van Persie could stay an Arsenal player for the forthcoming season, with a potential transfer for the Dutch striker seemingly stalling. However, it now looks as though the writing is on the wall for the former Feyenoord striker, with the club agreeing a £24m fee with Manchester United. Continue reading

Henry: Gunners will be fine without RVP

With Arsenal experiencing such a turbulent pre-season and seemingly certain to lose their leading star in Robin Van Persie, Gunners fans certainly need some reassurance at the moment. Fortunately, Thierry Henry has come forward and backed the club, stating that they will bounce back even if the Dutchman does depart. Continue reading

Grimandi: Giroud WAS bought to replace Van Persie

Prior to Robin Van Persie’s announcement last week, the general noises coming out of the Emirates Stadium indicated that Arsene Wenger wanted RVP to play alongside his new signing Olivier Giroud. However, comments from Giles Grimandi suggest otherwise, with the Arsenal scout claiming that Giroud was brought in to compensate for the potential loss of RVP. Continue reading

Giroud: I’m not here to replace RVP

While the majority of Gunners fans are delighted with the signing of Olivier Giroud, a few are slightly concerned that he has been bought in a bid to soften the blow of Robin Van Persie’s possible departure. However, the former Montpellier man insists that he has no intention of replacing RVP and hopes that he can play alongside the Dutchman next term. Continue reading

Gunners considering RVP sale

It would appear as though Arsenal are seriously considering the sale of Robin Van Persie, with several newspapers claiming that the Gunners have already colluded and decided an acceptable sum for the Dutch international. It’s understood that should RVP reject the club’s latest contract offer, Arsene Wenger will slap a £30m price tag on his striker’s head and await offers from Europe’s elite. Continue reading