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Wenger insists Arsenal have covered Van Persie goalscoring loss

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger feels they've managed to cover the goals lost from Robin van Persie's sale to Manchester United.

Theo Walcott leads the way with 14 while new signings Santi Cazorla (12), Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud (both 11) have weighed in regularly to become the first Arsenal players to score 10 league goals in their debut season since Thierry Henry in 1999/2000.

"We lost Van Persie [last summer] and, after that, it's very difficult to find a player who will score 35 goals," Wenger told Arsenal Player.

"But when a team has quality, it always finds a different way. We have players like Walcott, Podolski, Giroud and Cazorla who can score goals and that's what happened."

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