By Chris Harris
Robin van Persie does not feel the pressure of scoring goals, according to Arsène Wenger.
The Dutchman grabbed his 30th and 31st of an incredible season at Liverpool on Saturday as the Gunners came from behind to record a dramatic 2-1 victory.
Van Persie will spearhead the Arsenal attack when they hunt goals against AC Milan on Tuesday in an attempt to claw back a 4-0 Champions League deficit.
And although Wenger would prefer his team to share the responsibility, he has no concerns about Van Persie’s goalscoring mindset.
"No [he doesn't feel the pressure], as long as he scores regularly," said Wenger.
"I always tell him ‘don’t feel that you have to absolutely score in every game - other players can score. Focus just on your game.’ He lives well with it but of course it is easy to live well with it when you score in every game and that is what is happening to him at the moment.
"We have players who deliver fantastic numbers of assists - I think Gervinho and Walcott are among the best providers in the world if you look at the number of assists. But I know there are more goals in them and I am sure from midfield we need some goals as well. They will be welcome tomorrow.
"We have seen as well that Walcott can score against Tottenham. He is a good finisher - if he finds himself in good positions, he will score."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source