Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal Football Club will not sell Robin van Persie in the summer.
The Holland international is out of contract at the end of next season, and for this reason, it has been suggested the Gunners could sell if he doesn’t agree a new deal.
Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini has already expressed his interest in signing van Persie, but Wenger has told the Blues coach to forget it.
"We will not lose anybody to Manchester City, or to anybody else because we want to keep our players," said the Frenchman. "We want to keep Robin Van Persie, that is clear.
“We will do everything possible to extend his contract. Would we keep Robin even if he doesn't extend? Yes, of course. Our plan is just to keep Robin, even if we buy any player."
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