july 20, 2012 • 09:39 AM

Van Persie refuses to travel with Arsenal

Robin van Persie of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on July 20, 2012 in St Albans, England.
Foto: Getty Images

According to the Daily Mail, Robin van Persie has refused to travel with his teammates to the Far East, and Manchester United and Manchester City have each made £15 million bids for the Arsenal striker.

Juventus has also made an official offer to the Dutchman. Arsenal is reportedly holding out for at least £20 million for the striker.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger earlier said he wanted a resolution to the van Persie saga by Saturday. Arsenal flies to Kuala Lumpur Saturday for a three-match tour.

Sportsmail reports that with van Persie likely on his way out, Wenger has turned his attnetion to Spain forward Fernando Llorente, who scored 28 goals for Atletico Bilbao last season, but has a £28 milion release clause in his contract.