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Robin van Persie risks upsetting Arsenal supporters with shock Man United transfer admission

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Robin van Persie was only ever going to leave Arsenal for Manchester United.

The former Netherlands international made the move to the 'Theatre of Dreams' in the summer of 2012, a transfer which angered a number of Gunners supporters who had by him throughout his many injury setbacks.

"Arsenal gave me the chance to play in the Premier League as a young kid when I was having a difficult time with Feyenoord," he told Goal.

"Afterward, I played six or seven times [against Arsenal], but that's [what happens] if you make a move like that."

"Arsenal saw something in me and they gave me that chance.

Van Persie also opened up on what it was like to face his former Arsenal teammates after making the move to Old Trafford.

Van Persie's departure would probably have been softened had moved abroad, but the Dutchman has revealed that moving to Italy or Spain just wasn't an appeal to him.
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