No rift with Wenger: Persie

Jan 25, 2012, 08:09 IST | AFP
Robin van Persie has dismissed talk of a rift with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger following the striker's reaction to the substitution of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during Sunday's 1-2 defeat to Manchester United.

Robin van Persie

Van Persie appeared to exclaim "No!" when Wenger replaced Oxlade-Chamberlain with Andrey Arshavin.

"I was not having a go at the boss -- I was just sad to see Alex leave the pitch as he just gave the assist for our only goal. I was not questioning his (Wenger)  judgement," Van Persie said in a statement on his Facebook page.

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