Wenger: No bids from Man Utd or Man City

10:01 28 July 2012

Arsenal

Arsenal's Robin van Persie's future is still unclear. Photo: Stephen Pond/EMPICS Sport

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: Robin van Persie is no closer to the exit door at Arsenal, according to his manager

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Gunners are no closer to selling Robin van Pesie to Manchester United or Manchester City.

Wenger was clearly exasperated when questioned on his unsettled captain’s future yesterday, following Arsenal’s 2-0 pre-season defeat to Man City in the latest fixture of their Asia tour.

“We have talked about Van Persie,” said Wenger.

“I have talked about Van Persie and I’m not talking about that question any more.”

28-year-old Van Persie has made clear his desire to leave the club, and is currently working on his fitness back in London instead of taking part in the tour.

“Van Persie is close to fitness,” Wenger continued. “But we have not had any more contact from City or United about him.”

Related articles


Live Blog Deadline Day Sept 1st

 

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Arsenal news

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Read the latest stories and rumours from around London as our Premier League managers wheel and deal.

The transfer window has officially closed and we are just waiting on late deals to be announced. Scroll down to ask our reporters your questions.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Aleksandr Kokorin (L) of FC Dinamo Moscow in action (Photo by Epsilon/Getty Images)

Arsenal have reportedly had a loan bid for Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin rejected.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint-Germain  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Bookies have cut their odds of Zlatan Ibrahimovic making a last-minute move to Arsenal on transfer deadline day.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Edinson Cavani of PSG (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

It is set to be a frantic deadline day for the London clubs. Here are the latest top transfer stories.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Read the latest stories and rumours from around London as our Premier League managers wheel and deal.

As we head into the home straight of the transfer window, scroll down to ask our team of reporters all of your questions.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Read more
Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Read more
Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Read more