What the papers say: Van Persie puts his foot in it

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The Sun - Rob is Dobbin van Persie 
ROBIN VAN PERSIE has flown to Serbia for crackpot medical treatment which involves rubbing horse placenta into his damaged ankle.

The Daily Mirror - Robin Van Persie to have placenta treatment on injury
Robin Van Persie has flown to Serbia to undergo bizarre treatment on his ankle - having PLACENTA fluid rubbed into it.

The Daily Mail - Injured Robin Van Persie likely to miss Arsenal's rematch with Manchester City rival Emmanuel Adebayor in the Carling Cup
Van Persie was keen to play after a stormy Barclays Premier League clash in September in which Adebayor stamped on his face and provoked travelling fans after scoring in a 4-2 win for his side.

The Daily Star - £60M CESC BATTLE
REAL Madrid and Barcelona are ready to spark a £60m bidding war for Cesc Fabregas.

The Times - Robin van Persie puts faith in radical treatment to hasten Arsenal return
Robin van Persie will fly to Serbia today for radical treatment on his ankle injury, which involves being massaged using fluid from a human placenta.

The Independent - Wenger to put faith in Eduardo after van Persie injury
Arsene Wenger looks set to turn to Croatia marksman Eduardo as the new head of Arsenal's frontline after Robin van Persie was ruled out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury.

The Daily TelegraphArsenal striker Robin van Persie seeks 'magic' cure for ankle injury
Robin van Persie flew to Belgrade on Monday for revolutionary new treatment on his ankle injury which involves being massaged with fluid from a human placenta.

The Guardian - Arsenal's Robin van Persie to soothe ankle pains with placenta massage
Robin van Persie intends to do everything he can to get back into action for Arsenal as soon as possible – and will travel to Serbia for radical medical treatment that involves a massage using fluid from a placenta.

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