Feb 11, 2012

Robin van Persie - transfer speculations

Van Persie's contract with the Gunners expires in the summer of next year. Any club interested in the dutch striker will have to spend 40 millions out from their budget. It is the minimal price set by Arsenal's activists. Transfermarkt.de service has valued the Dutchman for 45 million euros.
Van Persie is playing for Gunners since 2004, (sold from Feyenord Rotterdam for 2,75 million pounds) in his first season in London, he won the Community Shield and FA Cup. Before the season 2010/11 the Dutchman has changed the number "11" in which he played so far to "10" because of the William Gallas transfer to Tottenham Hotspur. The number 10 was possessed by legendary striker Dennis Bergkamp who has spent 11 years in London. 

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This season is one of the best seasons in the career of Van Persie, as he scored 22 goals in 24 matches. The Arsenal striker is in a great form, and has scored a hat-trick in the 7-1 demolition of Blackburn.
Robin van Persie is one of the players wanted in the best teams over the world, especially Real Madrid and FC Barcelona as heard in speculations. This Friday, spanish newspaper Marca quoted van Persie claiming that he would be excited to be linked with Real Madrid, which later was denied by him: - on twitter.com - "Contrary to reports in Spain I have NEVER spoken to Marca newspaper and never gave any interview. Enjoy your day."
Speculations said that Real Madrid wants to bring van Persie in the summer, offering around 20 million euros and one of their strikers - Gonzalo Higuain.
Anyway, Arsene Wenger said that there were no offers from Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, and even if there was any he wouldn't approve this transfer.

Today we will be able to see Robin van Persie in the match against Sunderland.
What do you think about the transfer rumours? Maybe you would like to see Robin in any other club? Are you going to watch the match vs Sunderland? Comment below!