The Dutchman featured in victory over Cologne yesterday.
Wenger said: ‚ÄúThere‚Äôs no news on Van Persie. Our fans want him to stay so you can understand they are excited.
‚ÄúAnything I could say about Van Persie would be a lie because he‚Äôs our player and that‚Äôs it.
‚ÄúRobin scored 30 goals last season and you want to keep your best player.
‚ÄúHe was player of the year in England. We want to keep him. I cannot tell you more at the moment because I don‚Äôt know more.‚ÄĚ
Wenger added: ‚ÄúWe have not bought the players to replace Van Persie, but to strengthen our squad with the thinking Van Persie will stay. That‚Äôs still my mind at the moment.‚ÄĚ