Van Persie: Lack of spending cannot be Arsenal excuse

While Robin van Persie still has high hopes this season, he admits it is difficult when comparing Arsenal's spending power to their rivals.

While Robin van Persie still has high hopes this season, he admits it is difficult when comparing Arsenal's spending power to their rivals.

He said: "It is tough. You have to look at the other teams and the money we have spent.

"Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United have spent more. But it is not an excuse to say we spent less, because, as a sportsman, you go for the maximum."

 
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