Tag: Robin van Persie

Where does Özil rank? Arsenal's top 5 Premier League assist-providersa

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal with Mesut Ozil and team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on January 20, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
On Sunday, Mesut Özil reached 50 Premier League assists with his set-piece delivery for Shkodran Mustafi, but how does that rank among the club's best ever creative players?

Ex-Tottenham fan favourite explains links with Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur's Dutch Rafael van der Vaart celebrates scoring his goal during an English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Blackburn Rovers at White Hart Lane in London, on April 29, 2012. (IAN KINGTON/AFP/GettyImages)
Rafael van der Vaart recently took part in a Q&A session with FourFourTwo and opened up about links with Arsenal when he was still at Real Madrid.

History tells us 1 clear thing ahead of Arsenal v AC...

Arsenal will face AC Milan in the last-16 of the Europa League, and history suggests it will be a close encounter.

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.

Robin van Persie takes a shot as Alexis Sanchez

Robin van Persie believes that he left Arsenal on good terms in 2012 when he joined Manchester United, unlike Alexis Sanchez whom he hints may have "walked out with the door banging".

Confirmed: Robin van Persie to sign for former club next week...

Netherlands' record goalscorer Robin van Persie will complete a deal to join Feyenoord from Turkish side Fenerbahce next week, the Rotterdam club announced Friday.

Where does Alexis’ Manchester United move rank on Arsenal fans’ pain-o-meter?

Arsene Wenger has managed to sum up perfectly why Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United doesn't rank nearly as high on the pain-o-meter as Robin van Persie's in 2012.

Arsenal's £52m signing to set embarrassing record

Alexandre Lacazette is currently on course to score fewer goals than any of Arsenal's top goalscorers since Robin van Persie in 2008/09 when he netted just 11.

5 times Arsene Wenger lied about transfers

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger hasn't always been truthful when talking about transfers. 

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?

Robin van Persie could be on the move

Former Arsenal striker Robin van Persie could make a return to his first club Feyenoord, according to latest reports from Turkey.

Former Arsenal midfielder explains why he still won't speak to Robin...

Ex-Arsenal academy graduate Oguzhan Ozyakup still doesn't talk to Robin van Persie after the Dutchman mocked him during a cup tie last season.

Arsenal 25-year-old linked with Turkey move despite turning down summer approach

Jack Wilshere could join up with Robin van Persie at Fenerbahce in January, according to latest reports, despite the midfielder rejecting Turkish side Trabzonspor over the summer.

10 Arsenal stories you may have missed: Contract talks planned, Wenger’s...

The transfer window may have closed, but Arsenal still have a number of negotiations to make, with so many players’ contracts expiring in the next two seasons.

Former Arsenal and Manchester United 34-year-old denies career is over after...

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has denied claims that his career is over, after suffering a knee injury with Fenerbahce.

These 4 Arsenal players named among Premier League's most effective strikers

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Robin van Persie, Ian Wright, Nicolas Anelka and Thierry Henry have been named among the Premier League strikers with the best goals-per-game ratio ever.

Which Arsenal legend won top goalscorer 7 years in a row?

Thierry Henry wasn't just Arsenal's all time top Premier League goalscorer, netting 175 goals, he was the Gunners top goalscorer for seven years in a row.

10 players that Arsenal stood by who showed no loyalty in...

With rumours once again circulating that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be Liverpool-bound this summer, Arsenal have every right to feel aggrieved.

Top 5 biggest Arsenal traitors

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
With Alexis Sanchez potentially set to force a move away from Arsenal this summer or leave on a free next year, we look back at Arsenal's top five traitors.

5 players Arsenal should never have sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has sealed a permanent move to Juventus, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

5 Arsenal players that shouldn’t have been sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has landed in Juventus ahead of his permanent move to the Serie A club, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

Wenger vehemently denies Van Persie comparisons but hashes up press conference...

Arsène Wenger has told the media that the Alexis Sanchez situation is not like Robin van Persie's, and repeated that he intends to keep the former at the club.

How Alexis Sanchez could become as hated by Arsenal fans as...

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Is Alexis Sanchez right to be viewed as the new Robin van Persie by Arsenal fans or should they cut him some slack?

Can Lacazette become Arsene Wenger’s greatest ever striker?

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Alexandre Lacazette seems to be on the verge of an Arsenal move, so today we're looking at his goalscoring record compared to previous Arsène Wenger strikers

What does Lacazette have to do to make the list of...

Arsenal have had many great strikers over the years, but what standard does Alexandre Lacazette have to reach?

Arsenal fans react to hated former player's Crystal Palace move

This week, reports have emerged that Robin van Persie could be signing for Crystal Palace and Arsenal fans are pretty amused.

Robin van Persie returning to the Premier League, but for which...

Robin van Persie has been linked with a return to the Premier League, this time to Crystal Palace.

Why did Ozyakup leave Arsenal in the first place?

Robin van Persie and Ozyakup
With Oguzhan Ozyakup being linked with a return to Arsenal this summer we take a look at why he left in the first place.

Italian journalist says this club will bid £53m for Arsenal attacker

Manchester City have told Arsenal they will bid £53m for Alexis Sanchez.

Oguzhan Ozyakup - I saw van Persie's real face, we aren't...

Robin van Persie and Ozyakup
Oguzhan Ozyakup has admitted that he saw the 'real face' of Robin van Persie on Sunday and he didn't like what he saw one bit.

Hated Arsenal duo wanted by Brazilian side

Robin van Persie, Emmanuel Adebayor
Brazilian side, Sao Paulo, want both Robin van Persie and Emmanuel Adebayor according to a report from the country in UOL.

Video: Hector Bellerin throws shade at Robin van Persie

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Hector Bellerin attended Puma's recent launch at ProDirect on Carnaby street and while there even managed to have a little dig at Robin van Persie.

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

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Arsenal quoted €20m for midfielder van Persie advised to leave

If Arsenal are interested in re-signing Oguzhan Ozyakup, they will have to fork out around €20m for the midfielder, despite letting him go for just €500k four years ago.

Sporting brand former Arsenal and Manchester man’s salary demands ‘a joke’

Robin van Persie may not find it as easy as he imagined to leave Fenerbahce this summer due to the wages he’s demanding.

Saturday recap: Mahrez, Lacazette, Bacca, Adams, Alexis + more

It seems like a weekend isn’t complete these days without some sort of crazy transfer speculation. Here's the latest.

Barcelona eye up Robin van Persie to be fourth choice striker

With Thomas Vermaelen likely to be leaving, Barcelona are considering recruiting Robin van Persie for a place on their bench in a spot specifically reserved for former Arsenal players.

Thursday recap: Juve hound Alexis, Arsenal submit bid, Cech retires

Here's what you missed on Thursday. Petr Cech has been talking about the new season and how to improve; he also confirmed his retirement from...

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker offers pay cut, still turned...

Robin van Persie has been rejected by West Ham despite offering to take a pay cut.

Middlesbrough hold talks with former Manchester United and Arsenal striker -report

In one of the most amusing transfer stories so far, Middlesbrough have reportedly held talks with Robin van Persie.

Poll: 30% of Arsenal fans would prefer Wenger up front to...

After we reported that Robin van Persie was being linked with a move back to Arsenal, we noticed that just about every Gooner commenting on the situation would rather stick wasps where the sun don't shine, which gave us an idea.

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star linked with move back to...

Robin van Persie has been linked back with a move to Arsenal after the Fenerbahce president admitted that the Turkish club are willing to listen to offers.

Should Arsenal swallow their pride and sign Van Persie?

It was only a matter of time; after the Fenerbahce president, Azil Yildirim, confirmed that they would be willing to listen to offers for Robin van Persie, we all knew that he'd be linked with a return to Arsenal.

Sunday recap: Arsenal sign new player, miss out on another +...

Sunday was all about the gossip in the Goonerverse. We signed 21-year-old Japanese forward, Takuma Asano, which everyone instantly wanted to overreact about; we may...

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star set to make Premier League...

According to the Sun on Sunday, Robin van Persie wants to move back to the Premier League, specifically London.

Hilarity for Arsenal fans as Fenerbahce put van Persie up for...

There’s nothing better than seeing someone you dislike intensely having things go wrong for him.

Can Jamie Vardy be to Arsenal what Robin van Persie was...

With Jamie Vardy's decision over whether he will join Arsenal or stay with Leicester City set to be made on Monday afternoon, potentially leaving thousands of heartbroken Foxes in its wake, it's difficult not to draw comparisons between the striker and Robin van Persie.

Arsenal used to resemble everything I loved about football, why support...

What happens when nothing remains of the club you fell in love with?

Van Persie Barcelona blunder ref opens seminar as Head of FIFA...

You might not be aware of it, but the referee who sent Robin van Persie off at the Nou Camp for shooting three milliseconds after he blew the whistle was promoted to Head of FIFA referees in 2011.

How Arsenal were cheated in Barcelona five years ago

Defending a 2-1 home win, Arsenal were desperately close to knocking eventual winners and best team in the world Barcelona out of the Champions...

Should Arsenal fans feel sorry for Van Persie after Netherlands own...

Is anyone else starting to feel a little bit sorry for Robin van Persie? There's a question I never thought I'd find myself asking. The striker...

Was it wise for manager to admit training ground spat?

Danny Blind has admitted that Robin van Persie and Memphis Depay had a disagreement while away training with the Dutch team but was it wise to...

Former Manchester United striker attempts to emulate 'tower of strength' Arsenal...

Robin van Persie was recently filmed warming up for his new team Fenerbahce looking less than pleased with his surroundings. The striker has since spoken...

Watch: Is former Arsenal star Van Persie regretting leaving Premier League?

A video has emerged of Robin van Persie training for Fenerbahce and, without beating about the bush, he looks as if he wants to...

How Arsenal's lost generation fell apart

This week sees the start of the new Champions League season, with Arsenal travelling to Zagreb for the first group game. It isn't the first...

Arsenal’s most injured team of the century

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Arsenal struggle with injuries, it's pretty common knowledge. It's a burden, it's an explanation of a barren spell in terms of trophies, and it's really...

Former Arsenal man takes swipe at ex-manager

by Nia Griffiths Since Robin van Persie has joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United, he's shed some light on his relationship with his ex-managers, Louis van...

Why Arsenal fans shouldn't mock van Persie

by Matthew Wade Now Robin van Persie has been banished to Turkey, is it time to reassess his time at Arsenal and his move to...

Wenger says former Arsenal and Manchester United man is the best...

by Nia Griffiths The news that Robin van Persie's time at Manchester United had come to an end didn't come as a huge shock to...

Arsenal have been the second best feeder club in Europe

by Lewis Ambrose The move to Emirates Stadium saw Arsenal buying young players for little money before developing them and, almost invariably, selling them for...

Manager wants to pair Arsenal forward with van Persie

by Lewis Ambrose According to a report in Turkey, the new manager of Besiktas is looking at pairing Joel Campbell and Robin van Persie next...

Arsenal finally have harmony, victory will follow

by Matthew Wade Most Arsenal fans of any pre-Wenger vintage will have firm memories of (and probably miss) the old Arsenal club crest, and its...

Former Manchester United striker criticises the decisions to let Welbeck go

by Lewis Ambrose Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen has said that the club were wrong to allow Danny Welbeck to join Arsenal last summer. Welbeck...

Is this van Persie's last chance to screw Arsenal for Manchester...

Manchester United team news has been revealed and it looks like ex-Arsenal star striker, Robin van Persie, could feature against his old team. The Man...

Five questions Arsenal fans want answers to

Some of life’s greatest mysteries often go unsolved and I’m sure that Arsenal are responsible for around 75% of them. Forget the unknown identity of...

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

I hate the international break. It bores me. I can’t get that excited about international football when it’s basically just a 'bigger' nation comfortably beating a...

Arsenal and Manchester United swapped strikers, but who got the better...

Arsenal and Manchester United have swapped a pair of strikers in the past few years, but who got the better deal?

Robin van Persie – Loved by no-one? Manchester United v Arsenal...

Robin van Persie is hated by Arsenal fans, but are the United fans turning on him too?