Stoke striker Owen slams Arsenal fans for questioning Van Persie's Man Utd move

Stoke City striker Michael Owen has slammed Arsenal fans for attacking Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.

Many believed that Arsene Wenger's unwavering support for the 29-year-old during his injury problems should have been repaid by Van Persie signing a new contract at the Emirates.

But Stoke star Owen doesn't believe there is any basis in such claims.

"I just don't buy into the 'We stuck by him while he was injured' argument which, I guess, is a way of saying he is indebted to the club? Rubbish," he wrote on his official website.

And the 32-year-old rubbed salt into Arsenal's wounds by predicting that Van Persie would soon end his long-wait for silverware at Old Trafford.

"Can anybody deny him his move?"

"He will be playing in a better team, in front of more fans at a club with a huge tradition, will have more chance of winning something and will be rewarded handsomely for it."

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