Arsenal fans react on Twitter as Van Persie misses for United, is revenge finally coming?

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Arsenal fans could not help but poke fun at Manchester United striker Robin van Persie's crucial penalty miss against West Brom.

Are Arsenal finally about to exact revenge on Robin van Persie at Manchester United?

Two seasons ago the Gunners had to give the Dutchman a guard of honour, with the fixture list pitting the Red Devils up against them in the game after Van Persie won the Premier League title with United.

That was humiliating and bitter for fans to have to watch, with their former captain and top goalscorer even going onto score against them from the spot in the ensuing match, less than a year after he left The Emirates.

Yesterday he missed a penalty for Manchester United, and it was a crucial one.

It condemned United to a 1-0 home defeat against West Brom, their third loss in a row, just when their form had begun to come good.

With three games to go, United are in fourth place but their lead over Liverpool is just four points.

After a tricky game away to Crystal Palace next week, United host Arsenal at Old Trafford, who are two points ahead with a game in hand against Hull on Monday.

If the Gunners can beat United, it could be enough by then to send them into fifth place, and leave Van Persie reeling.

The Dutchman is yet to play on the losing side against his former club, injured for the FA Cup clash in March, but this game in a fortnight's time would be a terrible one to lose.

Arsenal fans revelled in his misfortune against West Brom, here's a look at how they reacted...

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