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Current Club: Arsenal
Linked to: Manchester United and Manchester City
Van Persie has been just one of the major problems that Arsenal has had to deal with. While he is performing very well, there have been numerous rumors surrounding him and a move to one of the Manchester teams. While he is still under contract, and Wenger has no intention of selling the attacker until his contract expires, it is still worrisome to fans and players alike.
According to goal.com, the Holland international hinted earlier this week that if he does leave the Gunners, he wishes to stay in the EPL. It is very strange to see City interested in Van Persie. While they say they need a replacement for Tevez, they already have Dzeko and Aguero. Manchester United have Rooney and Nani.
Van Persie would be better off if he stayed with Arsenal. The main reason behind Arsenal's slow start is their injury list. Many of their starting XI are currently on this list, and have not been able to play. If RVP waits until the squad recovers and sees what Wenger does in January, it might change his mind about a decision to move.