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If he has to leave, anywhere but City, please.
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"So what do we do? Sell him. Simple as that. It’s done, it’s over, Robin has made that clear with his statement. He won’t flat out say he wants to to leave but he’s made it impossible for him to stay without a massive climbdown. With that in mind, let’s put Robin on the market and choose the deal which best suits Arsenal. Not Robin van Persie. He’s no longer important and we have no obligation to consider him or his desires in any decision we make."

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Totally. Ship him off to the highest bidder, I buy someone else. He'll probably be injured half of next year
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they can't force him to go anywhere. both parties have to agree on the deal. it's not as easy as "psg offered us the most money, so you're going there robin". he still holds all the power
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they can't force him to go anywhere. both parties have to agree on the deal. it's not as easy as "psg offered us the most money, so you're going there robin". he still holds all the power





If Arsey fans start turning against him there will be a better chance he'll want to go to an EPL Club
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they can't force him to go anywhere. both parties have to agree on the deal. it's not as easy as "psg offered us the most money, so you're going there robin". he still holds all the power

Well obviously.. But it's not like they are trying to to ship him off to Anfield. He won't fight too hard
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We are just going around in circles with this discussion - wait 'til some new info comes out.
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We are just going around in circles with this discussion - wait 'til some new info comes out.

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Fuck it's not that dire, relax gents. So he goes. What can we do, cry about it? As long as he doesn't go to City, that would really piss me off.

going by what remours are saying is going to be a battle of city and united.
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Opta Joe- In 8 seasons at Arsenal, RVP has only twice started more than half the games.

Average of 16 games per season.

I think he'll end up at Juventus.

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Arsenal's second-biggest shareholders have written an open letter to owner Stan Kroenke expressing their concern about how the American is running the club in the wake of Robin van Persie's declaration he will not be signing a new contract at Emirates Stadium.

Alisher Usmanov and Farhad Moshiri, who own just under 30% of Arsenal through investment company Red & White, have outlined "deep reservations" about the Gunners' strategy, after star striker Van Persie confirmed he does not see his long-term future with the club.

Van Persie said in a statement on Wednesday he "disagrees" with the current direction of the side under manager Arsene Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis, with the North London team without a trophy since 2005.

On Thursday, a letter was released on behalf of Usmanov and Moshiri, warning "we are faced with losing our true marquee player" because we cannot "give confidence that we can win trophies," and asking "where are the safeguards to ensure that this doesn't happen again and again?"

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The start of this transfer window is very un-Spurs so far. AVB, Bale new contract, Caulker new contract, Gylfi, Jan and reportedly Ade all sorted in the first week.

Also apparently new naming rights deal for WHL reported to be 200m quid to go towards the new stadium.

Looking good so far

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"I then became the Liverpool manager, and that then wasn't something that was going to happen at Swansea. So he then had a choice of where he wanted to go. I knew what the market was and I wasn't prepared to pay anything over what I had known was agreed before.

"Liverpool would have provided Gylfi with a wonderful opportunity to perform with a manager that he knows and at a club which is a real footballing institution.

"But he's decided to go to Tottenham, for whatever reason. I wish him the best, he's a good kid and there's no ill feeling. We've got other targets and we'll move on."


maybe our days of being taken for a ride in the window may be over.

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Nothing new. Usmanov has been mouthing off for ages angling for a take over? He was always ginna be the first to stick the knife in.
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maybe our days of being taken for a ride in the window may be over.

Didnt he say he went to Spurs cause they had better players. Can't argue with that
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Didnt he say he went to Spurs cause they had better players. Can't argue with that

Lol like he is going to come out and say i went to Spurs because they would give me more money. "Better" players is subjective and based on the opinion of the person commenting.

They have some good players and so do we. They still are a very very small club compared to Liverpool though ( in b4 the we finished higher then you debate please don't).

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in b4 the we finished higher then you debate please don't.

For the last 3 years BTW. Club on the slide

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For the last 3 years BTW. Club on the slide

lol you couldn't help it could you. Not even mad brah just bored.

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Didnt he say he went to Spurs cause they had better players. Can't argue with that

As opposed to linking up with the manager who knows his game and whose style seems to suit him?
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United complete signing of 16-year-old midfielder Sean Goss for £100,000 from Exeter City

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We really want to get a new stadium, don't we. I can't see what is so wrong about The Bridge apart from seating space that they have to knock it down?
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what's the deal with the hugo lloris move? he's a great keeper but it seems like an odd move with the natural progression of woijciecz....
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We really want to get a new stadium, don't we. I can't see what is so wrong about The Bridge apart from seating space that they have to knock it down?

i don't expect that you have done this but for anyone that has been to the emirates or old trafford and then going to a stadium like stamford bridge or WHL its pretty much like comparing the MCG with etihad stadium. stamford bridge is very underwhelming
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Been linked with loris for years....
No way we'd be in for him with szez here, plus Martinez who many say will be even better.
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As tony said, same stuff different day really.
But I'm in the Usamanov camp, kroenke, PHW and this board need to piss off.
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i don't expect that you have done this but for anyone that has been to the emirates or old trafford and then going to a stadium like stamford bridge or WHL its pretty much like comparing the MCG with etihad stadium. stamford bridge is very underwhelming

Old Trafford is a dump IMO
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Old Trafford is a dump IMO

This. I much prefer the intimate atmosphere at WHL to OT or the Library. Stamford bridge would be OK too if it wasn't full of such scumbags that you have to shower with a Brillo pad when you get home


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St George Stadium > Everything. I liked playing there back in the day..... felt like Chernobyl.

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We really want to get a new stadium, don't we. I can't see what is so wrong about The Bridge apart from seating space that they have to knock it down?

I think it's more the fact that if you were able to re-develop the bridge:

1) You won't be able to develop it to the 60k mark you want.

2) You would have no homeground while it was under development.

3) The Chelsea Supporters Trust are being kents and I think they own some or all of Stamford Bridge.

Could be wrong though.
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One more thing to explain the convenient timing of Usmanov.

This summer and next are the last two where our more severe financial restrictions will be in effect. Especially with wages. This is when Usmanov can convince people that he’s most needed for AFC because all he wants is total control to turn us into his money making play thing.

What he doesn’t tell you is this. Starting 2014, with the renegotiated deals in place. The below estimate (as I understand it) will be how much ADDITIONAL income we have every year compared to now.

Increase in TV and Prize Money for PL/CL performance (~£30-40mil)
Increase in value of existing shirt and kit deals (~30mil)
Additional Sponsorship deals (~10-20mil)

Add up these three and you’ll see that from the summer of 2014, we’ll have an additional 70-90mil pounds a year…and this is a conservative estimate as there are new commercial deals being negotiated all over the world and the value from additional deals might even be more.

So imagine, 70-90mil extra a year. More for transfers and wages. Who would need Usmanov to spend money then? No one. That is why he’s making all his moves and announcements this summer and next. He is DESPERATE.

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It would be nice if Kroenke seemed a little less content with finishing Top 4 every year though. I realise we are under financial constraints for a few more years but he doesn't seem to make any grand statements about the direction of the club. Ever.
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Szez is average though?

Surely bringing in an experienced keeper can only help in his development. Having the young lad play as number one without any pressure won't make him a better keeper, and as evidenced by last season, he actually regressed.
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Yep...Szez has a lot of work to do before he convinces me he is The Answer. Talented, sure, but far from the full package.

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Old Trafford is a dump IMO

Aye but it's a 70000 seat dump, not a 40000 seat one

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His father had a sex change when his mum wanted a kid.

He mutilated his vagina not long afterwards.

To this day it is still in bad shape.

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