VAN DE BEEK SHOULD BE PATIENT - VAN PERSIE

In the wake of his transfer to Manchester United from Ajax last summer, midfielder Donny van de Beek has found himself in a rather unexpected position and has also been linked with a shocking return to his former club after just a few months in England.

Since signing for the Old Trafford outfit, Van de Beek feels like he has not been given enough game time to express himself and play some football, and for the most of his stay in England, it has constantly been reported in the media that he is both unsettled and unhappy at the club and wants to secure a move away with the next opportunity he has.

But the former player of United, Robin Van Persie, who also plied his trade in the Dutch Eredivisie league before moving to England, has asked the young midfielder to be patient and wait for his chance because it will come.

VAN PERSIE SAYS HE FELT HURT MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE WHEN SIR ALEX RETIRED

Former Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has disclosed that no one else at Old Trafford felt as hurt as he did when the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson announced he was going to retire as the manager of the club back in 2013. Van Persie left Arsenal after the end of the 2012/2013 season to sign for the Red Devils in a deal reported to be in the region of £20 million and one of the major reasons that influenced his decision was the allure to play for the former Scottish manager.

RVP WAS HURT AT FERGUSON DEPARTURE

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has lift the lid on Robin Van Persie (RVP) and his time at Old Trafford. Ex-Manchester United defender Ferdinand talked about Robin Van Persie on his Ferdinand Vibe with Five Podcast. In the latest episode, Ferdinand revealed how the Manchester United players were not convinced that Robin Van Persie had the winning mentality to deliver titles at the club following his controversial move from rivals Arsenal. Dutchman Robin Van Persie had a year left on his Arsenal contract as at the summer of 2012 before he made the decision to leave his role as the Gunners skipper to move to Manchester United in a £24m deal. According to Ferdinand, the Manchester United players were reluctant to pass the ball to Robin Van Persie until they were called out by manager Sir Alex Ferguson during a team meeting at the start of the 2012/13 season.

VAN PERSIE LISTS FOUR UNITED PLAYERS AMONG SIX BEST EVER COLLEAGUES

Former Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie may have spent just three years at Old Trafford, but he was an important player and was pivotal as United clinched their 20th Premier League title under Sir Alex Ferguson's last season at the club. The ex-Arsenal striker was recently asked to provide a list of the six best players he played with in his successful career and he named four former Manchester United players.

Van Persie controversially left Arsenal back in 2012 in a £20 million deal as legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson saw a huge potential in the Dutch striker at the time. Van Persie repaid the faith paid in him by Sir Alex immediately as he would help the Red Devils seal their 20th English Premier League title by scoring a remarkable 30 goals in just his first campaign.

VAN PERSIE SHOWERS PRAISES ON BRUNO FERNANDES

It continues to become very hard for Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes to play a game of football for the Red Devils and not earn accolades. The brilliant Portuguese midfielder continues to become consistent in delivering the goods for United even after Over a year since he joined.


After all the records he has set and broken since he completed his move from Portuguese outfit Sporting Lisbon and to the English Premier League, he has been a gem and has not looked back ever since. With the season gradually coming to an end, the midfielder has retained his status as a world-class player and one of the best players in his position in the world currently.

SEATTLE RE-SIGN DEFENSIVE DUO

Major League Soccer (MLS) football giants Seattle Sounders have made the decision to re-sign two players. Reigning MLS Cup finalists Seattle Sounders have boosted their squad ahead of the 2021 season after they re-signed dedender Jimmy Medranda and goalkeeper Steve Cleveland. Seattle Sounders signed the two players last year and they have decided to re-sign them for the new season.


Seattle Sounders confirmed this new development via an official statement released earlier this week. Seattle Sounders general manager Garth Lagerwaysaid the two players will provide the team with quality depth ahead of the new campaign.

WEST HAM LODGE BID FOR STRIKER

West Ham United have submitted a serious proposal in a bid to sign free agent GrazianoPelleto provide cover for the East London club in attack following the departure of Sebastien Haller. French-born Ivorian international striker Sebastien Haller has signed a four-and-a-half year deal at Ajax Amsterdam until the end of the 2024/25 season. Ajax Amsterdam paid €22.5m to make Haller the most expensive signing in the history of the Dutch Eredivisie. He leaves the Hammers after 18 months following his €50m signing from Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.


Sebastien Haller already made his debut for Ajax Amsterdam in the 2-2 draw at home to title rivals PSV Eindhoven in a Dutch Eredivisie clash.

RVP NAMES HIS BEST ARSENAL PLAYERS

Dutchman Robin Van Persie (RVP) has named the top two players that he shared the dressing room with during his Arsenal days. Robin Van Persie was an Arsenal player for almost a decade before he made a controversial move to rivals Manchester United in 2012.


The Red Devils paid £24m to sign the ex-Dutch international striker from Arsenal. The Gunners had to let him leave as he had one year left on his contract at the Emirates Stadium as at the time of his move to the Theatre of Dreams. Robin Van Persiewas in his native Holland before Arsenal swooped for him in 2004 and he would go on to spend eight years at the club. While he was at Arsenal,

VAN PERSIE HAIL'S RASHFORD'S ASSISTANCE TO KIDS IN ENGLAND

In a world where there are footballers who only play the game to fill their pockets for themselves alone, there are others who always do their best to ensure that they can mlikpact a life with their status and position.


One of such players is Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford. The striker has been a blessing to thousands of kids in England who suffer from Chios food poverty in the country.

RVP BACKS SOLSKJAER AT MAN UTD

Former Premier League striker Robin Van Persie has made his position know on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United after the Norwegian tactician masterminded an average start to the new season especially in the topflight. There have been calls for the Manchester United hierarchy to sack Solskjaer for leading the Red Devils to a winless home run at the start of the new Premier League campaign.


Solskjaer and his Manchester United lost to top four rivals Arsenal at the start of this month to make it four home games without victory this season and six games in total if last season counts. The Red Devils drew with both West Ham United and Southampton in their final two games at home last season before starting the current league campaign with a draw and three losses. The third home defeat was against Arsenal and it brought a lot of attention to Solskjaer and his players as the club wallowed in the bottom part of the Premier League table.

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