Man Utd ace Rooney: More to Arsenal clash than Van Persie showdown

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney says their visit to Arsenal won't be a shootout between himself and Robin van Persie.

Rooney doesn't see it like that.

"It is not about me and Van Persie," he said. "It is about us against Arsenal. That is what we will be focusing on.

"There are a lot of top strikers in the league; Van Persie, Sergio Aguero, Yakubu is playing really well."

Yet, Rooney does concede the Dutchman is one of the men United must keep a close eye on if they are to emerge triumphant.

"Van Persie has scored a lot of goals and is playing really well," said the 26-year-old.

"He will be the biggest threat for Arsenal on Sunday. Van Persie and Ramsey are certainly the two who have stood out for them this season."

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