Wayne Rooney’s contract extension with Manchester United will see him remaining with the club up until 2019 and David Moyes has downplayed the importance that not only Rooney will be for United but also Van Persie.
Injuries have taken a hit on United as both of the main attacking players of Manchester United (Van Persie and Wayne Rooney) have been suffering from a number of injuries that has left him out of a few important matches for the club.
Van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata are the primary attacking options that Manchester United has to offer and they certainly have enough quality and talent to go against the very best that they face off in the Premier League but even with the recent addition of Mata to the club, it wasn’t enough for them to get a victory against a club that is located on the middle section of the tables, Stoke City.
David Moyes already has intense pressure building up after each week goes by and the failure to secure points against some particular clubs but things might just be getting tougher for him after reports started emerging claiming that the Dutchman Van Persie is unhappy playing at Old Trafford and could be seeking his way out of Manchester United by the end of the current campaign.
There is some terrific news for the Manchester United supporters. The star player of the club Robin Van Persie has almost recovered from his thigh problem and he has even begun to train a little bit. He is believed to be back playing pretty soon.
Persie was the man who had found the net maximum no. of times for United in the last season, but, in this season, he hasn’t been able to make that much contribution for his side so far and the main reason behind that is his fitness. He has suffered quite a few injuries in the ongoing season.
The Netherlands skipper hasn’t featured for the Red Devils in their last 5 games and he would definitely be missing another few as it would take him a few more days to achieve match fitness.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has hailed the club’s new teen sensation Adnan Januzaj, stating that he is indeed an extremely talented player and he rightly deserves his place as one of the best teenagers in world football at the moment.
Not only that, the Dutchman has also stated that he is definitely one of the best young players he has played with and he is definitely among the top two young players as well.
The Dutch national team has been dealt a blow with the news that defender Gregory van der Wiel has pulled out of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers due to an injury.
After his move to Paris St Germain over a year ago, he has been unable to get into the national team. This season, he is been playing regularly and the French club, which has led to his inclusion to the national team. Louis van Gaal said after announcing the squad that van der Wiel has been playing for one of the top clubs in Europe at a consistent level and it is fair that his inclusion is warranted.
The 25-year-old has reportedly suffered a knee injury, which has been reported by the official website of the club. He has returned to the club in order to undergo treatment.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie enjoyed an extremely memorable first season at Old Trafford, winning the Premier League after failing to land the title in eight years at Arsenal. He won the Golden Boot as well, becoming the highest goal scorer for the team as they landed their 20th English league title in style last May but the goal scoring charts was not the only one he set on fire.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has stated that only Dutch striker Robin van Persie was a guaranteed starter in Sir Alex Ferguson’s first team squad last season. Following his sensational move from Arsenal to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, the Dutch international quickly announced himself as the pivotal point in Manchester United’s title winning side last season, scoring 30 goals in his debut season with the club.
And that left England international fearing for his future at the club with Fergie sometimes asking the former Everton man to play in midfield or on the wings. Rooney was also overlooked for the club’s crucial UEFA Champions League second leg match against Real Madrid with the industry of Danny Welbeck preferred to Rooney behind RvP.
After scoring in the 1-0 win over Sunderland in the weekend, Manchester United are almost close to securing the title according to striker Robin van Persie. As a result of this victory, United maintain their 15 point advantage at the top of the table with only seven matches remaining. Even though there is still the Manchester Derby between now and the end of the season, many feel that this 15 point advantage will be good enough to see the team through to the 20th Premier league title.
Robin Van Persie has said that he has always found Mario Balotelli a nice guy on and off the field.
Balotelli’s two and half years tenure at Manchester City was full of controversies. The Italian international has recently left City and has joined AC Milan.
The experts and former players often criticize Balotelli for his attitude, but, Persie doesn’t think that Balotelli needs to change his attitude.
Persie was talking to the reporters ahead of Holland’s match against Italy. When he was asked about Balotelli’s attitude, Persie said, “I don’t have any problem with his attitude. He is a nice guy. His behaviour with me has always been good both on and off the field. I know he has had a few controversies in the past, but, it doesn’t mean that he is not a nice guy.”
Robin Van Persie has said that Manchester United players shouldn’t underestimate Liverpool in the upcoming Premier League match. The Red Devils will take on Liverpool on Sunday at Old Trafford.
Van Persie has been in fantastic form in the ongoing season. This is his debut season for Manchester United and in his very first season, he has proved his worth. Sir Alex Ferguson had bought him from Arsenal after paying a huge transfer fee and Persie has stood up to the expectations of his manager. He has featured for United in 21 Premier League matches so far and has scored 16 goals. Persie’s efforts have put Manchester United at the top of the points table.
United currently has 52 points which is 7 more than Manchester City and 21 more than Liverpool.