Robin van Persie

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Arjan, Jan 3, 2004.

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  1. lewdikris

    lewdikris New Member Elite

    I think, as a corollary of this, that we should say this could be good for Pennant, or maybe Bentley. One thing Van Persie is not is a right winger - and will not be challenging for Freddie's potentially under-threat place. This could mean Pennant coming back and being in a position to genuinely challenge for the role as a specialist. Or Bentley's conversion to the position - which he inherited from Pennant in the England Under-21s - continuing...

    Whatever, the reports from the Dutch Media - particularly from the radio - sound very definite about Arsenal's involvement with Van Persie...
     
  2. Leewat3

    Leewat3 New Member

    Robbens also a lot more expensive! Surey this guys an absolute bargain! i can think of far worse players who have recently moved clubs for a larger sum.
     
  3. Jinn

    Jinn New Member Elite

    Robben's already signed with Chelsea.

    For 4 million, RvP seems like a steal, considering what we've paid for mediocre talent in the past.
     
  4. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    van Persie would be an exceptional signing. Its about time we signed an adequate back-up for Pires. I love the fact that Wenger is intent on making Arsenal the fastest team on the planet. Another potentially great youngster looks to be on his way to Arsenal.
     
  5. kajej

    kajej New Member

    How fast is Van Persie? Speed might not really be that vital if he is to become Pires' replacement, but it would help in the counterattacks..Can anyone who has seen him play compare him to a player at Arsenal in terms of speed?
     
  6. Arjan

    Arjan New Member Trusted

    Bergkamp, doesn't look that fast, but fast enough
     
  7. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    Arsenal have clinched the £4m signing of Dutch starlet Robin van Persie. (News of the World)
     
  8. KlurgsSporg

    KlurgsSporg New Member

    www.skysports.com go to the arsenal part and there is a interview with wenger saying there will be no big players moving here only 2 players worth about £2-3 million so van persie makes sense
     
  9. Stim

    Stim New Member Elite

    I reckon its a done deal to be honest.
     
  10. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    That's what I think too.
     
  11. Mark

    Mark New Member Elite

    Cheers for that, aap.

    His right foot doesn't seem too bad either, also a good header of the ball. Looks an out and out striker to me which is what we need. He could be useful.
     
  12. baccy_man

    baccy_man Active Member

  13. Sigun

    Sigun New Member

    well...he can header the ball
     
  14. Ak

    Ak New Member

  15. Arjan

    Arjan New Member Trusted

    correct, his wages are supposedly 26.000 pounds a week for 4 years, making 2.3 million pounds.

    But the 4.8 million transfer fee was in Euro's as far as I know
     
  16. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    I don't think the transfer fee will be more then £2.5m. He seems a bargain if you compare his fee to what Chelsea are paying for another highly talented young Dutchman Arjen Robben.
     
  17. Asterix

    Asterix New Member Elite

  18. asajoseph

    asajoseph New Member Elite

    It's announced on the arsenal.com website now, along with a load of pictures of the guy... Which means it's a 100% done deal. The only thing they ever got wrong was the Vieira contract thing, which wasn't completely wrong, just premature...
     
  19. asajoseph

    asajoseph New Member Elite

    like most of our transfers, the fee is undisclosed by us. Feyenoord may have said something though, which is where the 2.3 million figure comes from...
     
  20. SCF

    SCF New Member

    The transfer costs arsenal 5 million euro's. That about 3.2 million pounds
     
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