Robin van Persie scored twice and set up Theo Walcott for a third in a man-of-the-match performance against West Ham on Saturday.

After the 3-0 win, the Dutchman spoke to Arsenal TV Online.

He discussed:

  • the lift he got from scoring
  • his chats with the boss over playing
  • improving performances after the Cup tie
  • keeping pace at the top
  • comparing previous title races
  • learning to ‘close-out’ a game
  • why the Leeds tie is ‘vital’

Subscribers can now watch this exclusive interview 'on demand.

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