On Thursday, Robin van Persie, the Arsenal striker, was quite relaxed regarding his future as he received the Football Writers’ Player of the Year award, insists that no matter he plays for Arsenal in the future or not, he will always be a gunner.
The 28 year old Dutch player was positioned at the top after the poll by journalists with a marginal win over Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes of Manchester United, followed by Clint Dempsey of Fulham who is at the 4th spot.
Van Persie’s thirty-five goals in all championships have served propel the Gunners into the top – 4 spot of the English Premier League, leaving them on the threshold of getting an automatic spot in the Champions League next season.
While speaking regarding his contract with Arsenal, he told that they have not set a time for that, but they will hold a meeting with the boss like they hold it before. They will have a meeting regarding his future as well as whole lot of other things. He added that he feels like a Gunner and whatever takes place – he will always be a Gunner.
At present, Arsenal are confronting a stiff competition from Tottenham for Jan Vertonghen as well as Junior Hoilett and Eden Hazard, along with results in the next ten days to figure the summer transfer for both these clubs.
According to Harry Redknapp, Tottenham have been looking Vertonghen, but his coach Frank de Boer at Ajax is asking the Belgian to join the Spanish Barcelona.