Following the departures of Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas in the summer, keeping hold of their captain was vital for the gunners.
The Dutchman has carried his team and lead by example this season with 13 goals to his name already, his form has been nothing short of spectacular so far this season.
If Arsenal are to succeed it seems that keeping hold of Van Persie is vital.
2 - David Silva
The Spanish International has been a revalation since signing for City last summer and his been vital in their success so far this season.
It says alot about the Spanish team that a player of his ability cant get into the starting XI.
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