Man Utd ace Van Persie can't split Ferguson and Arsenal's Wenger
Van Persie will face his former club for the first time since defecting to Manchester United in the summer when the Gunners go to Old Trafford on Saturday.
RVP said: "I am the only player who can judge what it's like working with Arsene and Sir Alex.
"It is an absolute privilege to say that in my career I have had both these managers at the clubs I have played for. They are both icons as managers in football. They are both world class, one not more nor less than the other. I purely look at this comparison as a footballer. I look at the way they both work on the pitch, in training, at the club and off the field."
Van Persie added: "I had a fantastic time with Arsene. I enjoyed training, playing, talking and all the other times I spent with him. I love it that I now experience the same with Sir Alex.
"But what I love about both managers is that they came to their clubs for a good cause.
"They both wanted to be at the club for a really long time."