Wenger: Surgery to Arsenal's van Persie a success

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Robin van Persie has started on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery on his ankle ligament injury.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Robin van Persie has started on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery on his ankle ligament injury.

The Holland forward is facing at least the next four months on the sidelines, with real doubts over whether he will feature again this term.

The Frenchman has received an update on his sidelined striker and revealed that the operation to repair Van Persie's damaged ligaments was a complete success.

He told the club's official website: "I have not talked to Robin yet but there again the news I got from the surgery was it went very, very well.

"There was a lot of disturbance on our side recently (about his injury) but the surgery went well."

 
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