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Robin van Persie

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Birthdate:  August 6, 1983    Birthplace:  Rotterdam, Netherlands    Nationality:  Netherlands    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  159 lbs    

May 15, 2015    Robin van Persie News

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Van Persie (illness) has been deemed fit to face Arsenal on Sunday.

With Wayne Rooney ruled out with a thigh injury, van Persie is very likely to slot back into the starting lineup against his old club that he loves to score against.

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Robin van Persie: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

May 11, 2015

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Van Persie (illness) is expected to be available for Sunday's match against Arsenal, the Daily Telegraph reports.

Van Persie was a late scratch from Saturday's match against Crystal Palace due to the illness, but it was never considered serious. He's got a very strong record against his former club, and could be an interesting play in a huge matchup with top-3 implications.

May 9, 2015

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Van Persie is out Saturday against Crystal Palace because of an illness.

Wayne Rooney will start up front for United, with van Persie not expected to be out for a significant time.

May 4, 2015

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Van Persie has been removed from taking penalties by manager Lous van Gaal after he missed on in the team's 1-0 defeat to West Brom, reports Sky Sports.

Van Persie took the penalty try with about 15 minutes in regular time, and could have tied the score by making the shot. Boaz Myhill saved the strike, though, and United lost the match.

May 2, 2015

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Van Persie is starting Saturday against West Brom.

Van Persie has been working his way back from an ankle injury, playing with the U21 side the last two weeks, but he'll return to the starting XI for the first time since February, doing so alongside Wayne Rooney.

April 29, 2015

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Van Persie scored twice in Manchester United's U-21 4-1 win against Fulham, reports the Daily Mail.

Van Persie has been inching back to action after an ankle injury. He saw a few minutes of action in United's loss to Everton on Sunday, but has missed seven total matches. The match gave the striker valuable match time that could help him work back into the first team before the season concludes.

April 28, 2015

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Van Persie said that he wants to stay at Manchester United next season after returning from an ankle injury in a substitute appearance against Everton on Sunday, reports the Daily Mail.

The striker made 25 starts this season, scoring 10 goals in all matches. Next season would mark the final year of his contract with the club, and he will be seeking playing time and to remain injury free.

April 20, 2015

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Van Persie played 62 minutes for United's U-21 squad on Monday, his first playing time since suffering an ankle injury back in February.

Van Persie was an unused substitute last weekend against Chelsea, but his playing with the U-21 should be enough to get him into the starting XI for Saturday's match against Everton.