Contract talks won't dull Van Persie's edge - Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is confident that contract negotiations will not affect Robin van Persie's outstanding form, as his team prepares for Tuesday's Champions League match-up with French side Marseille.

Van Persie took his tally to 28 goals in 27 Premier League games with a hat-trick in the weekend's 5-3 defeat of Chelsea.

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