Van Persie takes number 10 at Arsenal

Following the departure of William Gallas, Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie has been handed the number 10 this season. Mexican starlet Carlos Vela has been given Van Persie’s old No11 shirt.

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According to the Sun, Van Persie will be following in the footsteps of his compatriot and Gunners legend Dennis Bergkamp, who wore the iconic number as well during his time with Arsenal.Mexican starlet Carlos Vela has been given Van Persie’s old No11 shirt.

Although his time at the London club had been marked with several stretches of injury, the Dutchman is still a fan favourite and scored 48 goals in 131 games for the Gunners.


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