Gunners boss admits difficulty seeing RVP at United.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted the pain in seeing Robin Van Persie pull on a Manchester United shirt, according to ESPN.
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The Dutchman moved to Old Trafford from Arsenal in a deal worth a reported £24 million during the summer and has been in fine form as his goals have fired Manchester United to the top of the Premier League table.
Wenger has admitted it hurts to see his former captain performing so well for Manchester United.
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‘I don’t need anyone to tell me how good he is. We knew when we sold him to United that would be the case. He is one of the best strikers in the world, so you know he will score goals for them. He scored 30 for us last year.’
Whereas once the clubs used to go head to head in the battle for the Premier League title, the Arsenal boss has admitted his side are far from being where they need to be if they are to return to that level once more.
‘What is painful is to see Manchester United so far in front of us.’
Manchester United will be hoping Wenger can do them a favour by taking points off second placed Manchester City this weekend.
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