Kompany keen on Van Persie

Vincent Kompany believes the signing of Arsenal forward Robin van Persie would strengthen Manchester City - or any other side.

Last Updated: 14/08/12 at 08:49 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Inter Milan want Gary Medel but give up on Stevan Jovetic

Post comment

Inter Milan have confirmed their interest in Cardiff's Gary Medel but have given up on Man City forward Stevan Jovetic.

Transfer news: Jeffrey Schlupp and Liam Moore sign new Leicester deals

Post comment

Jeffrey Schlupp and Liam Moore have signed new deals with Premier League newcomers Leicester City.

All Articles

Vincent Kompany: Wants Van Persie at the

Vincent Kompany: Wants Van Persie at the

Vincent Kompany has described Arsenal striker Robin van Persie as a "great player" and believes he would improve Manchester City, or any other squad.

Roberto Mancini's side have been heavily linked with a move for the 29-year-old although reports on Tuesday suggest Manchester United are in pole position to sign the Dutch striker.

"It's very easy to say you want to play next to Robin van Persie," Kompany told Sky Sports News.

"He's a great player. He's proved it so many times last season and any team he would play for he'd make it stronger."

The Dutchman, whose contract expires at the end of the 2012-13 season, announced earlier this summer that he would not renew his deal and was booed by some Arsenal fans during their friendly against Cologne on Sunday.

Team-mate Thomas Vermaelen does not believe the speculation or reception from the Gunners' supporters have had a negative effect on the striker, who scored 37 goals last season.

"To me he looks fit and sharp in training," said Vermaelen.

"He's working hard. He's working on his fitness. I don't see anything (different) and I hope he stays the next four years as well.

"I don't know what happens behind the scenes but at the moment I can only say he's a player for Arsenal.

"I feel really positive for the new season. If we all stay fit, the squad is strong enough to compete for the title."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Transfer news: Newcastle agree fee with Montpellier for Remy Cabella

Newcastle have agreed a fee with French club Montpellier to sign midfielder Remy Cabella, according to Sky sources.

Transfer news: West Ham keen on Chelsea winger Christian Atsu, say Sky sources

West Ham are interested in taking Chelsea winger Christian Atsu on loan, according to Sky sources.

Transfer news: Luis Suarez will sign for Barcelona next week after fee agreed with Liverpool

Liverpool have agreed to sell Luis Suarez to Barcelona in a deal which could be worth as much as £75m.

Mail Box

Alexis Sanchez: Really Not THAT Good

The backlash has begun: Why are Barca letting him go if he's any good? We have mails on Alexis Sanchez, Luis Suarez, the World Cup and the wonder of F365...

Stop Your Sobbing And Man Up...

Oh and honey, put the kettle on. We have more World Cup mails but it's mostly an orgasmic explosion at the signing of Alexis Sanchez. Could this be Arsenal's year?

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property