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Robin van Persie Issues Kick In The Nuts

Robin van Persie Issues Kick In The Nuts

Robin van Persie has decided not to renew his contract at Arsenal Football Club.

The news comes as a huge blow to Arsenal, it`s players and it`s fans, as the (hopefully former) Arsenal captain delivered the kick in the bollocks via Twitter and his personal website (Which has currently crashed due to the amount of Gooners visiting to thank him for said kick in the bollocks).

In a carefully worded statement van Persie said, 'This is an update for the fans about my current situation. I have kept quiet all this time out of respect and loyalty for the club and as agreed with Mr Gazidis and Mr Wenger, but since there is so much speculation in the media, I think it is fair for you guys to know what`s really going on at the moment.

'As announced earlier this year I had a meeting with the boss and Mr Gazidis after the season. This was a meeting about the club`s future strategy and their policy. Financial terms or a contract have not been discussed, since that is not my priority at all.

'I personally have had a great season but my goal has been to win trophies with the team and to bring the club back to its glory days.'

'Out of my huge respect for Mr Wenger, the players and the fans I don`t want to go into any details, but unfortunately in this meeting it has again become clear to me that we in many aspects disagree on the way Arsenal FC should move forward.

'I`ve thought long and hard about it, but I have decided not to extend my contract. You guys, the fans, have of course the right to disagree with my view and decision and I will always respect your opinions.

'I love the club and the fans, no matter what happens. I have grown up and became a man during my time with Arsenal FC"

Everybody at the club and the fans have always supported me over the years and I have always given my all (and more) on and off the pitch. I am very proud of being part of this fantastic club for the last eight years."

'As soon as Mr Gazidis is back from his two-week holiday in America further meetings will follow and I will update you if and when there are more developments.'

I think it`s safe to say van Persie will not be at Arsenal next season.

This feeling is becoming an almost annual feeling as we continually lose our best players.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Wednesday July 4 2012
Time: 5:59PM


Be a shame not to see a player of his quality in the premier league next season, that said there's nothing guarenteeing he would be able to recreate last seasons performances and stay injury free. Can only see him moving abroad he's got alot of respect for you gooners to stay in England. God knows where he'll go abroad though as I can't imagine him in anything other than an arsenal kit. Regarding his comments surely there's more pressing concerns for Arsenal, like the supposed direction the clubs heading in.
04/07/2012 18:19:00
So, will the Arsenal fans get themselves worked up about what a mercenary Van persie is, call him traitor, Judas, exclaim how "He's dead to me" and boo his every move from now on, or will they take a step back and ask themselves why "This feeling is becoming an almost annual feeling as we continually lose our best players"? Something is rotten in Denmark.
04/07/2012 18:20:00
It's obivous he had no intention of signing. We've signed two top class players before pre-season has even started, yet he says we're not heading in the direction? It wouldn't have been possible to do any more in that time frame. The timing of the statement is proof that he never had any intentions of giving us the time to rectify our mistakes. I don't blame him for wanting to leave .... I do blame him for lying.
04/07/2012 18:21:00
If he signs for the Mercenary Blues he'll get both barrels for sure. If he goes abroad we'll just forget about him.
04/07/2012 18:22:00
Long time reader, first time poster. My sentiments exactly Rocky. Yes he was here for 8 years but he only played 1 complete season for the squad. I'm sure everyone remembers the horse placenta incident of two seasons ago!
Stateside Gooner
04/07/2012 18:23:00
He leaves when he waaants....but seriously noone is surprised at this are they? Why else impose a media ban on him unless to get the poldi and giroud deals done cheaper and under the radar without being held to ransom. Robin had obviously made his feelings very clear in the 'hugely positive' meet with gazidis and was probably pretty peeved with Hill wood and wengers recent announcement to 'do all they can to keep him' when he'd already told them he had no intention of signing on, he's cutting through the propaganda crap that has fleeced us since the move and decided that the truth must out. Whatever, thanks for wiping your arse on our captaincy now p1$$ off to the oil scum.
04/07/2012 18:23:00
predictably fcb is 1st to show up to scold and triumph over gooners with his weird hate fixation on us. don't know why he cares so much about us. not even going to comment on this news, it's already been said.
04/07/2012 18:26:00
Welcome to the fold SSG. It's a shame it took s*** news to bring you out of the closet. Not that kinda closet .... you know what I mean ....
04/07/2012 18:27:00
whoa hang on rocky the only lies are those wenger and hill wood uttered in the last week to whitewash the fans having pretended not to hear van persies statement of intent during the meeting. It's things like this that just make me disbelieve a single thing gazidis utters.
04/07/2012 18:27:00
Imagine what his poor gooner wife has to tolerate jaelle lol.
04/07/2012 18:29:00
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