Robin van Persie Is One Of The Best (Wenger)

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger called his flagship striker Robin van Persie as one of the best players in the world.

28-year-old striker appear extraordinary at this season has scored 17 goals for the Gunners with 13 of them in the Premier League.

Wenger called the Dutch striker was at peak performance so that it can be aligned with Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

"He is in a period where he easily scored a goal," Wenger told Arsenal's official online through the website ( "I hope we can continue to support him score a goal. He is one of the world's best players."

Van Persie has scored 44 goals for Arsenal and Holland throughout the year with 0.88 goals per game ratio. That figure is better than Messi achievements. Only one player has a better ratio than Van Persie is Ronaldo, who scored 53 goals in 55 games.