The £22.5million deal for Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie in 2012 looked like it could prove to be a snip when he banged in 26 league goals in 38 outings.
But since then he’s started to lose his deadly touch in front of goal. He nested 12 in 21 league games the following season, whilst this term he’s only managed two in six.
Fair enough he’s 31-years-old, but it looks like Arsenal may have had the last laugh with that transfer fee if you look at the stats below.
His effectiveness is declining at a scary pace and the decision to allow Javier Hernandez to leave instead of him is beginning to look more and more ridiculous…