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Arsenal: Robin Van Persie explains his ‘row’ with Arsene Wenger

by | 24th, January 2012

ARSENAL captain Robin Van Persie says he has no row with Arsene Wenger, the man who made him captain, stuck by him through lengthy spells in the treatment room and had helped turn the Dutchman into a great player.

Sill Van Persie did mouth “oh no” when Wenger controversially substituted 18-year-old debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during Sunday’s defeat against Manchester United. It was only controversial because a few minutes later his replacement, Russia’s captain Andrey Arshavin, a man blessed with delicious skills but the drive of a 1967 GAZ-24 Volga, waved United through to their winning goal.

Van Persie did not mouth “oh no, you f***ing black knobhead” or “oh, no, negro”. It was just “oh no”. In the quest for football scandal, Robin Van Persie oh-nogate is made of bone china.

The Sun catches up with Van Persie and delivers the “interview they all wanted”. It;s not online. But we’ got the paper and can tell you what

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