No Fear For 'The King Of The Cage'
Robin van Persie, the player once dubbed 'The King Of The Cage' due to his inner city footballing exploits, says he has no fear ahead of the trip to the cauldron of noise that is Fenerbahce's home, Sukru Saracoglu stadium.
Turkish football stadiums are notoriously hostile, with Fenerbahce, along with Galatasaray, being one of the most tasty.
RvP however isn't too fussed over the prospect, indeed, he seems to be looking forward to it.
'It will be really tough. I experienced it a few years ago and the fans there are amazing,' said Van Persie.
'It was really aggressive, but that is their style.
'You have to deal with the atmosphere. It is not nice but I think if you play for Arsenal you have to adapt and just play your game.
'It will be a good test for us and I will enjoy the game.'
We here at Vital Arsenal would like to wish all the travelling Gooners a safe (not to mention enjoyable) trip.