Robin van Persie yesterday flatly denied he had talked to Marca, which yesterday published the alleged statements by the Dutch: "I'm excited to play there but I do not think Arsenal agrees to negotiate."
The striker reacted Twitter: "I've never talked to Mark and I have never granted an interview. " As previously reported MD last week, the desire for Van Persie to play in Barcelona with his friend Cesc . Meanwhile, Jorge Valdano said in the SER that Robin "is more a necessity of Barça Madrid." (via MD)