Robin van Persie is hoping to shrug off a groin problem and take his place in the Arsenal line-up to face Wigan on Saturday.

The Dutch star spoke to Arsenal TV Online ahead of the game at the JJB Stadium. Robin discussed:

  • the latest on his new contract
  • being one of the Arsenal family
  • how that helps the team
  • staying injury-free so far this season
  • the effect of fatherhood on his life and his game
  • taking the captain’s armband this season
  • missing the Champions League trip to Villarreal
  • the state of the Quarter-Final ties
  • nearly joining Rangers a few years ago
  • finishing the season with silverware

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