FIFA 22'S FUT SET TO IMMORTALISE RVP

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EASports have disclosed that retired Dutch striker Robin Van Persie (RVP) will have an FUT icon card in FIFA 22. It has been revealed that the former Manchester United and Feyenoord striker will be available for FIFA 22 users as far as the Ultimate Team mode is concerned. The Ultimate Team mode is where users can build a team of current and retired icons of the game.

CAN UNITED END LEAGUE TITLE DROUGHT?

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Several Manchester United fans won't have believed if they were told that eight years later than the Sir Alex Ferguson era, the club won't win a league title. The Red Devils have gone through a few managerial changes with the likes of Dutchman Louis Van Gaal, David Moyes and Jose Mourinho hired and then fired.

VAN PERSIE WELCOMES RIQUI PUIG COMPARISON

Former Manchester United and Feyenoord striker Robin Van Persie has welcomed the physical comparison between him and Barcelona midfielder RiquiPuig. Robin Van Persie embraced his resemblance to Puig as revealed by his Barcelona teammate, Gerard Pique.

The official Twitter handle of Barcelona posted a photo of Spanish midfielder Puig and Pique pointed out that he footballer in the photo is Robin Van Persie to suggest that he looks like the ex-Dutch international.

Robin Van Persie was quick to embrace the resemblance pointed out by retired Spanish national team player Pique. He acknowledged by wishing Puiqgood luck for the new season.

GREENWOOD DELIGHTED WITH RVP COMPARISON

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood is flattered to be compared with ex-Dutch international Robin Van Persie (RVP) whom he described as an all-time great.

Ex-Manchester United skipper turned Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville was one of the first people to notice the similarities between Greenwood and Robin Van Persie who fired the Red Devils to their
last Premier League title in 2013. Robin Van Persie scored 26 goals the Premier League in his debut season as a Manchester United player and he proved to be the catalyst as his team beat defending champions Manchester City to the Premier League title. That season turned out to be the final one for legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson in the Manchester United dugout.

GREENWOOD DELIGHTED WITH RVP COMPARISON

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood is flattered to be compared with ex-Dutch international Robin Van Persie (RVP) whom he described as an all-time great.

Ex-Manchester United skipper turned Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville was one of the first people to notice the similarities between Greenwood and Robin Van Persie who fired the Red Devils to their last Premier League title in 2013. Robin Van Persie scored 26 goals the Premier League in his debut season as a Manchester United player and he proved to be the catalyst as his team beat defending champions Manchester City to the Premier League title. That season turned out to be the final one for legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson in the Manchester United dugout.

VAN PERSIE INSISTS THAT VAN DE BEEK'S TIME WILL COME

Manchester United midfielder Donny Van de Beek currently has a clean slate and will be having a fresh start and a chance to prove that he has what it takes to play for Manchester United when the English Premier League season kicks off in August.

Since signing from Ajax some months ago, the Netherlands international midfielder has lamented a lack of game time at Old Trafford and was even reported to have mentioned that he would like to leave the club this summer. However, those reports have been quashed and the feeling from the player's camp now is that he wants to fight for his place in the team starting from next season.

VAN PERSIE CRITICISES TUCHEL ON ZIYECH

Dutchman Robin Van Persie has criticised Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel on his use of Moroccan international player Hakim Ziyech at the club. Robin Van Persie called out new Blues boss Tuchel in an interview with Dutch media outlet De Telegraaf. According to Robin Van Persie, Ziyech has been underused at Chelsea and that the former Ajax Amsterdam player should have a bigger role in the team.

Robin Van Persie is adamant that a player like Ziyech should have been given more playing time by the Chelsea boss. He went on to say that Ziyech and other creative players like Croatian international Mateo Kovacic and United States player Christian Pulisic are not given the freedom to express themselves creatively by German tactician Tuchel.

MANE EQUALS RECORD HELD BY RVP

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane has equalled the Premier League record held by Dutchman Robin Van Persie (RVP) after he became only the second player to score in eight successive games against the same team. Mane scored twice in the 2-0 win at home to Crystal Palace in the last game of the season to equal the record set by Robin Van Persie.

RVP set the record when he scored in eight successive matches against Stoke City. The Dutchman played for both Arsenal and Manchester United in the Premier League for over a decade. He was a Premier League footballer between 2004 and 2015.

RVP MAKES ARSENAL-CHELSEA COMBINED XI

Dutchman Robin Van Persie (RVP) has been named in attack as part of the combined team for the London Derby fixture between Arsenal and Chelsea. The combined London Derby XI was selected by his former Arsenal teammate, Cesc Fabregas. Spanish international Fabregas made the combined London Derby XI selection on behalf of BT Sports.

The London Derby XI was selected shortly before Chelsea and Arsenal faced off at Stamford Bridge last week Wednesday. At the end of proceedings, it was the Gunners who emerged victorious.

VAN PERSIE HAILS UNITED MIDFIELDER FERNANDES

Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has heaped a lot of praise on the club's current star midfielder Bruno Fernandes and says the Portugal international midfielder is a gem. Fernandes was signed by United from Portuguese league side Sporting Lisbon in January last year and he has proven to be a remarkable signing and worth every penny since his arrival. He came in at United at a time when Paul Pogba was injured and the team needed someone who could bring balance to the team.

He arrived and handled that role very effectively, earning a lot of praise and applause from the Red Devils' fans and former players as well. One of those former players who has now joined the list of Fernandes' fans, in the person of Van Persie, says the former Sporting Lisbon Manis no ordinary player and would suit into the playing pattern of any football team in the world.

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