Arsenal confident Robin van Persie 'will fulfil his commitments to the Club'

Robin van Persie will not renew his Arsenal contract. Credit: PA

Arsenal football club say they are confident Robin van Persie will see out his contract at the club.

Earlier the player announced he would not renew his deal.

Arsenal said in a statement:

"We have to respect Robin's decision not to renew his contract. Robin has one year to run on his current contract and we are confident that he will fulfil his commitments to the Club.

"We are planning with ambition and confidence for next season with Arsenal's best interests in mind."

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