14 May 2012

Van Persie hints at his possible departure of Arsenal

The Dutchman Robin Van Persie linked to Barça and Madrid in recent days, he said he loves Arsenal and that this feeling will not change "whatever happens" with their future.

The forward, who finished top scorer of the Premiership with 30 points, under contract with the Gunners until 2013 and whose future depends on a renovation that has refused to negotiate until the end of the league, said the chain BBC to hold "conversations" with the club next week.

"We'll talk next week somewhere. Never know, but Arsenal is a huge club, a fantastic club," said the player.

Van Persie, who arrived from Feyenoord to London in 2004 by the hand of coach Arsene Wenger stressed that "after eight years playing in this club," feels connected to him for life.

"I love it. Whatever happens, it will not change," said the striker, who has led the Gunners in a turbulent season in which the team progress accused Cesc Fàbregas to Barça and the French Samir Nasri Manchester City last summer.

After a gradual recovery of his game led by the Dutch, Arsenal have finished the championship in third place, which leads to the next Champions League, by winning the final game at West Bromiwch 2-3. (via SPORT)