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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Ian McGarry
HE MAY be one of the brightest young things at Highbury but there was something of the old Arsenal about Robin van Persie at Old Trafford last Wednesday.
As his elbow flailed into Kieran Richardson during his side's Carling Cup quarter-final defeat, it was almost a throwback to the days when the Gunners were football's bad boys rather than aristocrats.
Aggression is a quality much admired by Arsene Wenger but, as his time in charge has worn on, he seems to have matured as a coach. Apart from the spectacular berating of Ruud van Nistelrooy during a Premiership match on the same ground 14 …