The list is growing with every Arsenal performance. After beating Liverpool and following it with a famous away victory over Borussia Dortmund, the football pundits that have been pouring cold water on the Gunners’ chances this season are changing their tunes.
When Robin van Persie made his first return to Arsenal yesterday, it was always going to be a major talking point. The Dutch striker, his new manager at Manchester United and Arsene Wenger were all expecting a hostile reception from the home fans. It could have been a lot worse, I thought, but some were surprised at the booing.
It was certainly left in no doubt that the Gooners have not forgiven the former captain for forcing the move to out Premier League rivals. Many fans still blame Wenger for allowing the move, although I feel that the financial constraints he is forced to work under left him little option. .......Read the full article here