Manchester United striker Robin van Persie insists there were no hard feelings between him and former club Arsenal as he completed his move to Old Trafford.
Van Persie completed his £24million move to Manchester on Friday morning and speaking to reporters said there was no anger on either side, explaining that he simply couldn't turn down the chance to join United.
"From my side and Arsenal's side, there is no hard feeling," said the 29-year-old.
"No one is angry with me and I'm not angry with them.
"Arsenal are part of my life. They've been great to me. We didn't agree on the future - that's life.
"When I have to make tough decisions in my life I listen to the little boy inside me. That little boy was screaming 'Manchester United'"
"Manchester United breathes football. This club is the perfect match for me."
The Dutchman also admitted he was keen to play alongside some of United's biggest stars.
"For me it's a big challenge to do it together with the players here," said Van Persie, who has signed a four-year deal with the Red Devils.
"Every single one is very helpful. It's like a family club.
"This is the biggest challenge for me In my football life.
"Wayne Rooney is a world class player. Scholes & Giggs are world class and have proved it for 20 years. They had a big impact.
"This is a big challenge for me, which I'm looking forward to. I am proud to be here & look forward to achieving big things."