Robin van Persie has agreed terms over a new contract with Arsenal.

The Daily Star says the Gunners spent much of last season anxiously trying to persuade the Dutchman to sign.

Van Persie, who had been linked with a shock move to Manchester United, had just one more season, with an option for a year more, on his current deal.

But he has accepted terms thought to be in the region of £3.5m a year on a two-year extension.