06 February 2012
Van Persie is still crunching numbers to play for Barca
Robin van Persie again showed yesterday is a first class footballer. After taking nearly seven years without lifting a trophy with Arsenal , the Dutch-based try to strengthen his candidacy goals to fulfill his desire to play at Barça next season by scoring three goals to two in the 7-1 Arsenal - Blackburn Rovers. With 22 points in 24 days, solidified his status as top scorer in the Premier League also expanding which is already his personal best after putting 18 last season.
Although the Gunners are still fifth in the English Championship to 17 points behind leaders Manchester City and no chance of singing a alirón that resists since the 2003-04 season, Van Persie is not fit and pulled the carriage of all of Wenger . Acting as false '9 ', broke down the wall putting the visitors two goals in the small area behind after coming from two separate centers Theo Walcott satins from the right. The 1-0 down to 80 seconds.
Van Persie broke not only instinct but enjoyed murderer released after the band further from its former habitat. In its eighth year at the club after landing at Highbury in 2004 from Feyenoord, the entire offensive game revolves around figure and assume that is how was 3-1 with a great assistance between the lines to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Van Persie initialed his second hat trick of the campaign (the first was in the Chelsea 3-5 at home) after setting a sensational turn of ankle center of Francis Coquelin. Was half an hour but the '10 ', 28, took part in the final 7-1 to serve on a platter the former Barca goal Thierry Henry. It was the eighth Dutch assistance in the current Premier. Only the canary David Silva (Manchester City) is surpassed in the ranking with 12 assists, making the incidence of Van Persie in the offensive flow Gunners is brutal. With 22 goals and 8 assists such, has directly intervened in 30 of the 46 goals of the league of London . Some numbers you want to bring him to his friend Cesc .
As reported by MD this week, Barça was raised to strengthen the staff in the winter market but was finally discarded the option. In addition to Carlos Tevez and Alexandre Pato, among the impressive list of names that were offered to Barca excelled that of Robin van Persie . The Dutch could not play the current edition of the Champions . Van Persie still renew with Arsenal and is released in 2013. Hence, this summer could force his departure. (via SPORT)