Robin Van Persie to Manchester United: Why Arsenal Will Finish in the Top Four

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Robin Van Persie to Manchester United: Why Arsenal Will Finish in the Top Four
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It is being reported that Arsenal talisman Robin van Persie is going to complete a £24 million move to Manchester United in the near future. 

An initial reaction of horror from Arsenal fans would be unsurprising; you don't tend to celebrate the loss of last season's top goalscorer and captain.

However, the Gunners are actually in a very strong position to finish in the top four without the help of the 29-year-old Dutchman.

So, try to look beyond the fact that Arsenal's best player is on his way to the other side of a deeply entrenched battlefield and look at these positives. 

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