Van Persie agents frustrated over Arsenal contract talks

New contract talks for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie have stalled.

New contract talks for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie have stalled.

The News of the World says the 25-year-old Dutch striker — who has hit 10 goals so far this season — felt he was close to agreeing a new £80,000-a-week deal only to be left hanging on by the board.

His agent is now demanding a meeting with new chief Ivan Gazidis — not only to thrash out the finer points of a deal but also to find out what Arsenal’s transfer plans are in the next month.

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