Robin van Persie has put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with the Club.

After sealing the deal, the striker caught up with Arsenal TV Online during his holiday in Cannes on the Mediterranean coast.

The first half of this exclusive video interview is available to subscribers now, with the second half available later this week.

In part one Robin discusses:

  • his delight at ‘closing the deal’
  • the potential shown by the side last season
  • his personal ‘love’ for the Club
  • no longer being a young player
  • having to set an example
  • next season's trophy hunt
  • giving his best football years to the Club

Subscribers can watch this video now.

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