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Selling Van Persie was a mistake, says Adams


Arsenal legend, Tony Adams, says selling Robin Van Persie to Manchester United was a big mistake and could see the club going another year without a trophy.

The Gunners haven’t won any silverware since their FA cup win over Man United back in 2005 and the club seem to be losing key players each summer. Ex-captain, Tony Adams, has said that losing the Dutch striker was a massive mistake for the club and he also thinks his old side will fall short once again.

“I thought Robin was a mistake,” former Arsenal skipper Adams told BBC Sport. “I think he could have played for four or five more years.

“I hope they do go on and win everything. Realistically, I think they will fall short again.”

Tony Adams then went on to add; “I wouldn’t have made that decision [to sell Van Persie],”.

“Because I do believe if you want to win major trophies you need [the] best players.

Alex William Batt




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