We will gun Man City down: Persie

Published: Dec 18, 2011, 08:06 IST | PA Sport |

Skipper Persie confident Arsenal can upset City

Skipper Persie confident Arsenal can upset City

Arsenal captain Robin van Persie has warned Manchester City the Gunners have their sights firmly set on the top of the Premier League.

Robin van Persie. Getty Images

Fired by the 19 goals of the in-form Dutchman, Arsene Wenger's side have recorded seven wins from the last eight league games ahead of today's trip to the Etihad Stadium.

Van Persie -- who has smashed 33 goals in 2011 -- believes Arsenal must always aim for the top. "It's going to be a big test but we have played against world-class sides before -- nobody really expected us to beat Chelsea 5-3 away, but we did it," he said.

"I don't see why we can't surprise again. We're having a good run. "Everybody is confident and believes in themselves. The spirit is as high as it can get."

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