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Hugo Borst: Ridiculous to claim Van Persie is finished

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Hugo Borst, the journalist who has written the recent biography on Louis van Gaal, has given his thoughts on Robin van Persie's future.

Excelsior are Van Persie's team in the Holland. He's said he'd like to play there again before he retires.

Yes. There is a stand there [with his name on it] at Excelsior stadium.

LvG: Wilson and McNair could be the key to our success

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Louis van Gaal has been singing the praises of James Wilson who was given his debut at the end of last season when Ryan Giggs was manager.

"He has already been knocking on the door for a long time, that I have said in many press conferences," he said. "That is not only because he substituted Robin van Persie in the last match.

Manchester United

Manchester United set to sell £250,000 a-week superstar to land €65m Chelsea target?

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Manchester United set to sell £250,000 a-week superstar to land €65m Chelsea target? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Robin Van Persie hasn't been at his best over the last couple of seasons for Manchester United. It is believed that Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement had a huge impact on the Dutchman's career at Old Trafford.

The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

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Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United's defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland.

Man Utd’s Robin van Persie is not fit, says Netherlands boss Guus Hiddink

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Robin van Persie is "not quite fit", according to Netherlands manager Guus Hiddink. The Dutch boss does not believe the Manchester United...

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Man Utd ace Robin van Persie slams captaincy critics

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has slammed critics of his captaincy for the Dutch team. The former Arsenal star has come under fire after...

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RvP: I’m keeping Dutch captaincy

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Since Louis van Gaal left the Dutch national team for Manchester United, the country have been struggling in their bid to qualify for Euro 2016.

Guus Hiddink's team now sit six points behind group leaders Iceland and Czech Republic, but Robin van Persie insists he is not taking the blame for that and will remain as captain.

Good News! Dutch superstar offered two-year Manchester United deal

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Good News! Dutch superstar offered two-year Manchester United deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie hasn't had a great start to the new campaign. The 31-year-old, who was so prolific in his debut season for Manchester United helping United win their 20th league title, hasn't quite found that form in the past two seasons, with injury playing part as well.

Louis van Gaal hints he will drop misfiring Man Utd striker Robin van Persie for James Wilson

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hinted he will drop Robin van Persie for today's clash with Crystal Palace with youngster...

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Man Utd’s Robin van Persie: ‘Three goals in nine games is not enough’

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie says his goal return of three goals in nine games so far this season is not good enough. The Dutchman...

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Man Utd ‘set to drop Robin van Persie for James Wilson’ vs Crystal Palace

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is planning to drop Robin van Persie for tomorrow's clash with Crystal Palace and start youngster...

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LVG to give youth a chance

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Louis Van Gaal could give youth a chance against Crystal Palace and hand James Wilson his first start of the campaign, while dropping Robin Van Persie to the bench.

Much had been made of United's firepower following the transfer window, but with Radamel Falcao sidelined with an injury and Van Persie struggling for form, United are yet to fully click into gear in the final third of the pitch.

Manchester United star admits he lost control in ‘heat of the moment’

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Manchester United star admits he lost control in 'heat of the moment' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has come under bit of criticism lately. The Dutchman who was so influential in his debut season for Manchester United, hasn't been able to replicatethat form in the past two seasons, including the present campaign.

Video: Man Utd’s Robin van Persie playing street football in Manchester

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Video footage has surfaced of Robin van Persie having a kickabout in Manchester. At first glance, it appears the Manchester United striker has just...

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Robin Van Persie Seen Having A Kickabout On The Streets Of Manchester [VIDEO]

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie was spotted having a kickabout on the streets of Manchester.

The Holland international was seenjust off Potato Wharf which is five minutes away from central Manchester for what has been reported asthe filming of a freestyle football program. But according to the Manchester Evening News, the city council said it had not received any official applications to film at the location.

No Case for the Defense at Manchester United

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Manchester United truly boast a roster of attacking players the likes of which has rarely been seen before. Between them, Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Radamel Falcao have scored almost 650 goals in their club careers and many more when internationals are considered. But Louis van Gaal is only a few injuries away from having to play one of them in defence.

Neville: “RVP needs help”

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Gary Neville has defended Robin Van Persie's performances, saying that the Dutchman's poor start to the campaign was down to a lack of help from his teammates, who must do more to help him.

Van Persie has scored three times in nine Premier League games and has come under criticism for looking uninterested and for not being as sharp in front of goal as he was during the World Cup in Brazil and Neville admitted the former Arsenal captain was beginning to be under pressure.

Club made contact with £250k-a-week star, Manchester United transfer possible

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Club made contact with £250k-a-week star, Manchester United transfer possible - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dutch media outlet Soccer News covered a sensational story yesterday, the information they relayed from Turkish press. We covered the story as well; the summary is Turkish club Fenerbahce want to sign Robin van Persie.

Manchester United’s £250k-a-week superstar plots shock exit

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Manchester United's £250k-a-week superstar plots shock exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Robin van Persie joined Manchester United from Arsenal in order to win trophies, and trophies only.In his first season at the club, he played a crucial role in helping United win their 20th league title.

City Preview: Make Mine a Bitter

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal will take charge of his first Manchester derby on Sunday, as the Reds travel to Wastelands looking to close the gap between the two sides to just a point.

Vast improvements in the side are plain to see, and though the last two matches have resulted in only a single point in each, they've demonstrated United's never say day attitude and willingness to keep going until the end after a year's absence.

How does Manchester United’s Defence Compare to the rest of the EPL? (Part 1)

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FollowEddieon Twitter One of the main stories regarding Manchester United's season is its shaky defence and the need for more quality in the backline. Amidst United fans' concerns prior...

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Robin van Persie hits back at Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal

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Robin van Persie has hit back at his boss Louis van Gaal following his extravagant goal celebration for Manchester United against Chelsea at the...

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Di Maria: I must honour United’s shirt

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Angel di Maria won the free kick and delivered the resultant freekick that lead to Robin van Persie's 94th minute equaliser against Chelsea on Sunday.

The Argentinean has spoken of his delight of signing for Manchester United and insists he will honour wearing the famous number seven shirt.

Shaw: Never felt like I did after Van Persie’s goal before

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Luke Shaw was brought up as a Chelsea fan but, despite interest from his boyhood club, opted to sign for Manchester United in the summer.

Yesterday was his first game against Chelsea since signing for United and he said that the feeling off seeing Robin van Persie equalise was unlike anything else he's ever experienced.

Man Utd’s Robin van Persie makes thinly veiled dig at Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has made a thinly veiled dig at Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho for being defensive following the side's...

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RVP Saves United While Spurs Lose Again

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Robin van Persie's injury-time strike denied Chelsea all three points against Manchester United at Old Trafford as the teams finished level at 1-1. Chelsea had been leading through Didier Drogba's header but Branislav Ivanovic's foul on Angel di Maria saw the defender sent off for two bookable offences and from the free-kick Van Persie slammed home after Thibaut Courtois had parried Marouane Fellaini's bullet header.

Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: Two points dropped but United deserved the draw

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Robin Van Persie scored a 93rd minute equaliser to earn Manchester United a point after Didier Drogba gave Chelsea the lead and it's two points dropped for Jose Mourinho's men.

On the plus side, we gained a point on Manchester City in the title race to take us six points clear but it still feels that we blew a chance to have extended the lead even further.

Manchester United Boss Van Gaal Blasts Robin Van Persie

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie was labeled "stupid" by his manager Louis van Gaal after removing his shirt as he celebrated his last-gasp equalizer against Chelsea.

Van Persie, whose form had been questioned ahead of Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Old Trafford, secured a 1-1 draw for his side by slamming home in the 94th minute.

Van Persie: Fans deserve credit for my goal

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Robin van Persie scored with practically the last kick of the game to give United a well deserved 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

It was a big relief for the fans, for the players and for everyone at Manchester United that we got the goal in the end. The whole stadium exploded and it gave us a big boost.

Robin van Persie blasted by Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal for ‘stupid’ celebration

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Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: Tactical analysis & Major talking points

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Manchester United 1-1 Chelsea: Tactical analysis & Major talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It looked like Chelsea were on their way for yet another Premier League victory. The fear factor at Old Trafford had long dissipated, the sheer thought of Manchester United might find their old habit of scoring late goals didn't even occur to mind.

Watch Manchester United vs Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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In one of the most anticipated Premier League games of the 2014/15 season, Manchester United faced Chelsea in a match that lived up to its expectations.

United played in a much-improved manner compared to previous games this season but were unable to find the opening goal. Up stepped Chelsea's Didier Drogba who took advantage of poor marking in the box to knock a header into the back of the net from a Cesc Fabregas corner.

Match of the Round- Manchester United vs Chelsea 1-1 Highlights 2014 Drogba Van Persie Goal Video

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Have Manchester Not Been Tested Yet?

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FollowEddieon Twitter Gary Neville doesn't seem to think so. The ex-Manchester United defender and captain gave his thoughts in a recent interview to Manutd.com. "It's going to be tough for...

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Videos

VIDEO: Van Persie goal for Holland vs Latvia

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VIDEO: Van Persie’s goal and Mourinho’s reaction

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RvP: Fergie was furious with us even when we were 15 points clear

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In Rio Ferdinand's recent autobiography, he claimed the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson hit Robin van Persie harder than any of the other players.

The Dutchman has today confirmed what Rio said and talked of his admiration of our former manager.

Rio is a great guy. He talks a lot but there is some truth in that.

Chelsea vs QPR: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Chelsea vs QPR: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea threw away two points in stoppage time last weekend as Robin van Persie scored a 93rd minute equaliser for Manchester United at Old Trafford.

It was a very unlike-José Mourinho thing to do after his side had failed to kill the game off.

Five things we learnt from West Brom 2-2 United

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Manchester United salvaged a late draw away at West Bromwich Albion, after finding themselves behind twice in the match, thanks to a powerful strike from Daley Blind. Despite the double comeback, the result will have to go down as two points lost for the Red Devils as they paid for two sloppy defensive errors, having dominated the majority of the game.

STATS: A decade of success of United players compared to world’s best

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Opta has produced a table looking at the numbers of goals and assists in Europe's top competitions over the past decade. Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Robin van Persie all feature in the top 10.