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RVP doubted ability to lead attack

April 18, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Arsenal skipper Robin Van Persie has revealed he wasn't convinced of his ability to play as a main striker when originally asked to do so by Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, but is now set to breach the 40-goal barrier for club and country this season.

Van Persie, 28, the Premier League's current top scorer, only began spearheading the Arsenal attack almost three years ago after Wenger sold Emmanuel Adebayor to Manchester City and has developed into one of the most feared centre-forwards ...

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