Fabregas himself left Arsenal this summer after years of speculation over his future, and the media have now turned their sights onto the future of van Persie.
“I don’t know if they will keep him,” Fábregas said. “It is his decision. At his age, if he wants to move, it will be his last chance and it he wants to stay he will stay and retire at Arsenal. We will see what he decides but he’s been very loyal to Arsenal for a few years. He is a key player, the fans love him. For me, he is the role model of Arsenal, the star player and they cannot afford to lose him.”
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