LONDON – Arsenal striker’s move issue, Robin van Persie (RVP) try to be tempered by team-mate Mikel Arteta. By Arteta, RVP had never thought to leave the Emirates Stadium.
Reduction efforts undertaken Arteta is linked from several Spanish and British media reports that the disturbing Arsenal fans, that RVP will soon release its arsenal shirt. Some of the clubs linked by the Dutch national team striker, one of which is Real Madrid.
“I do not see (Robin) van Persie to leave Arsenal. He really is not affected by interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona, and not thinking about his contract extension that’s fine, “said Arteta as reported by ESPN on Thursday (01/03/2012).
“He’s very calm and not nervous, I know he has said that in summer he would consider it, discuss it and make a decision,” said Arteta.
Meanwhile, Arteta said that he refused to be regarded as a substitute Cesc Fabregas. Arteta’s coach Arsene Wenger brought in to cover positions left by Fabregas who move to Barcelona last summer. Moreover, Arteta has the same style of football with Fabregas.
“I do not want to be a substitute Cesc (Fabregas) and I do not have thoughts like that. My dream to win a major trophy for the club and play for Spain I’d love to have the opportunity to play for Spain, “he hoped.