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Van Persie – I cheered for Tottenham

Why am I writing this post? Because I hate him. I hate him more now than I did last summer and I am actively encouraging every Arsenal fan out there to hate him just as much. Bitter? You better believe it. He said he was an Arsenal fan, he said he was one of us, […]

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[updated] Van Persie shows his hypocritical side again

Not content with issuing an open letter which was shamefully designed to turn the fans against the club nor moving to Manchester United knowing how Arsenal fans, the fans he claimed to be one of, would feel, and then talking about the little boy that screamed for him to join the Mancs [a little boy […]

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Wenger: I always worried van Persie would get injured

Speaking ahead of this weekend’s game with Tottenham, Arsene Wenger has compared their reliance on Gareth Bale to Arsenal’s reliance on Robin van Persie last year. The Dutchman, who left in a shock move to Manchester United in the summer, scored 30 league goals to fire the Gunners to a 3rd place finish above their […]

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Santos blames cultural differences over fans’ shirt swap anger

Andre Santos tried to endear himself to the hearts of Arsenal’s fans yesterday with a parting message on Arsenal.com, insisting that he is grateful for our support and that he hopes to return to the club after his loan spell with Gremio. The defender has come under a lot of criticism for his performances this […]

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Giroud – My first season is better than van Persie’s

When I read on Goal.com that Olivier Giroud was supposed to have had a little dig at Robin van Persie in L’Equipe I thought it couldn’t possibly be true. He’d given an interview yesterday with FranceFootball and had made no mention of the Dutchman when talking about his goals and assists this season so I […]

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Adams turned down United twice because of Arsenal ambition

Tony Adams has revealed, in an in-depth interview with the Independent, that he turned down moves to Manchester United twice in his career, and that the club’s ambition of the time was enough to persuade him. Speaking about his future plans and coaching, the former Gunners captain had strong words for the current set-up at […]

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Van der Sar enticed RVP to United

Former Manchester United and Netherlands goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has spoken of Robin van Persie’s happiness since leaving Arsenal, and about his role in luring the striker to Old Trafford. Van Persie was the Gunners’ top scorer last season, but controversially quit the club for rivals United. It seems his former Dutch team-mate played […]

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Andre Santos

Santos on BBM’s from RvP, shirt swapping, speeding and more

Andre Santos hasn’t really done himself many favours with the Arsenal supporters this season, from his poor displays to asking van Persie for his shirt at halftime during Arsenal’s match with Old Trafford. So, talking about how van Persie tries to cheer him up via BBM was maybe not the best thing to say. He […]

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Wenger – We could buy two, van Persie still watches Arsenal

He’s only gone and said it. Two whole players. Plus Henry. In January. That makes three. Well, two and a half, although a whole Henry for a few months is more than a half really isn’t he? Well, we are working hard, which isn’t really the same as certainly buying, but, you know, we take […]

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Vermaelen: RVP was a good captain

Thomas Vermaelen has been speaking about his new role as club captain this season, and says he hopes to continue the fine work by Robin van Persie last year. The striker was captain of Arsenal for one season before making a controversial move to Manchester United in the summer, but Vermaelen has hinted there was […]

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Seaman: Players see Arsenal as a stepping stone

Arsenal legend David Seaman has suggested that players currently see a move to the club as an opportunity to develop before moving elsewhere for more money and trophies. Speaking to Sky Sports, the former goalkeeper explained that Arsenal need to stop selling influential players every year if they are to be serious about winning things […]

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Wenger: I have spoken to Santos

Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal.com that he has had a word with Andre Santos about his behaviour, following the now-infamous shirt incident at Old Trafford on Saturday. The Brazilian was seen requesting former Arsenal captain Robin van Persie’s shirt at half time, much to the anger of Gunners fans who booed the Dutchman throughout. Wenger […]

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Parlour: Santos behaviour ‘a joke’

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour had some strong criticism for left-back Andre Santos after his performance and antics during the 2-1 defeat to Manchester United. The Brazilian defender had a nightmare throughout the game, continuing from some poor recent form, and at half time was seen requesting a shirt swap with the goalscorer: recently-departed Robin […]

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Adams: My contract was always dealt with

Arsenal legend Tony Adams has slammed the club’s current problems with keeping their best players, saying things were run more smoothly when he was still playing. The former Gunners captain won four league titles in his time at Highbury, and he doesn’t believe the glory days will return to the club until they manage to […]

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