Manchester City's Roberto Mancini has labeled Robin van Persie as an incredible player and feels Arsenal are in good form ahead of the clash between the two teams this weekend.

League leaders City host the fifth-placed Gunners at Etihad Stadium on Sunday and Mancini was very complimentary of Arsene Wenger's men and his captain ahead of the big clash.

"van Persie is an incredible player. He is like (Sergio) Aguero, (Edin) Dzeko, Mario (Balotelli) - scoring a goal every game," Mancini said.

"At this moment he is very good, like Arsenal. At this moment they are playing very well."

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