The German international was signed by the Gunners before Euro 2012 for £11.7million, bringing with him a wealth of experience.
Fans had hoped the 26-year-old would supplement the attacking prowess of their talismanic captain, that was until Van Persie released a damning statement on his personal website, attacking the clubs ambitions.
Their talisman striker has announced that he wont be renewing his contract at Arsenal leaving Wenger hapless.
But the German thinks he can fill the boots of the record goal scorer last season comfortably.
He said: ‘All I can say is ...