Robin van Persie claims Manchester United’s transfer policy

Former Manchester United star Robin van Persie has slammed the Red Devils’ hierarchy for making the wrong decisions in the transfer market. The Mancunian giants are slowly moving on the right path under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but the Dutchman believes the club have gambled with big-name signings in the past which have cost them.

Wijnaldum admits Jurgen Klopp has made him ‘an all-round player’

Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum has said that Jurgen Klopp has made him an all-round player during his time at Liverpool. The Dutchman made the switch to the Reds from Newcastle United in the summer of 2016 and he has since made 177 appearances, contributing 18 goals and 16 assists.

Stoke City manager delighted with much-needed win over Cardiff City

Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has expressed his delight after the club returned to winning ways in the Championship over the weekend. The Staffordshire outfit had failed to win the previous two games in the division but they managed to shed the disappointment with a comfortable 2-0 victory over the Bluebirds on Saturday.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has fired back

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has fired back at Robin van Persie following the Dutchman’s comments over his reaction after the Arsenal defeat on New Year’s Day. Van Persie was recently critical about Solskjaer’s post-match reaction after the 2-0 loss to the Gunners and stated that the Norwegian should be angry rather than posing with a smile.

Papastathopoulos positive about Arsenal top four hopes this season

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes the Gunners are still in the running for the top four despite their average run of form. The north London side have failed to win any of the previous four league games and that has dropped them eight points behind Manchester City, who are currently occupying the final Champions League qualification spot.

Van Persie tears into boring Manchester United amid poor start

Former Premier League star Robin van Persie has said that Manchester United are boring to watch as there is no intensity to their play in the forward department. The Red Devils have already made their worst start to a Premier League campaign and they are presently lying in the bottom half of the standings with just nine points from eight matches.

Robin van Persie sends message to Arsenal manager Unai Emery

Former Arsenal star Robin van Persie believes manager Unai Emery should stick to the strengths of his team rather than adjusting things based on the opponent. The Gunners made a sublime start to the season with back-to-back league wins but they have since stumbled with just two points from the next three Premier League matches.

Van Persie believes Arsenal can reach the level of Liverpool and Manchester City

Former Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes the Gunners can reach the level of Liverpool and Manchester City, should manager Unai Emery find the cohesion within the first-team squad. The north London side impressed at different stages of the 2018/19 campaign under Unai Emery but ultimately, they fell short of the Champions League places for the third season on the bounce.

Ajax manager confirms van de Beek is set to join Real Madrid

Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag has confirmed that midfielder Donny van de Beek is set to make the move to Real Madrid this summer. The Netherlands international was one of the many standout performers for the Eredivisie outfit last term where they were able to secure a domestic double as well as reach the Champions League final.

Speaking in a press conference, Ten Hag acknowledged that Van de Beek has been a crucial player in the club’s ranks but they could not convince him to stay after the interest from Real Madrid, he said: “He [Van de Beek] was very important for us last season and he started with the same enthusiasm, freshness and a lot of energy this time around as well. His departure is a loss, but we knew it could happen. We didn't want to lose him and we did everything we could to keep him at Ajax, but when a club of this calibre enters the picture, it's difficult.”

Van Persie believes Arsenal can reach the level of Liverpool and Manchester City

Former Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes the Gunners can reach the level of Liverpool and Manchester City, should manager Unai Emery find the cohesion within the first-team squad. The north London side impressed at different stages of the 2018/19 campaign under Unai Emery but ultimately, they fell short of the Champions League places for the third season on the bounce.

Speaking to BT Sport, Van Persie feels the Gunners can close the gap to the Reds and Citizens in the long-term, but for that, Emery needs a group of players, who can showcase consistency over an extended period of time, he said: "They have to connect – really connect – as a team. That is Unai Emery’s job but also the players.

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