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Robin van Persie

31-Year-Old Forward     Manchester United  Premier


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

July 6, 2015    Robin van Persie News

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Van Persie's agent has denied that the striker has found a new club away from Manchester United, reports the Daily Mail.

Rumors have swirled around Van Persie's future with United, but he is currently back in Manchester preparing to report for the team's first training session according to his representative. The player has one year remaining on his current contract.

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July 4, 2015

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Van Persie has reportedly agreed to personal terms with Fenerbahce and could transfer to the Turkish club from Manchester United, The Guardian reports.

Van Persie has publicly stated that he wants to remain at United, but with playing time likely to be sparse next season, he seems resigned to the fact that he'll have to move on if he wants to keep starting. Joining Fenerbahce will allow him to continue playing in the Champions League, though it still must be a downgrade for a player who has spent considerable time in the Premier League.

June 11, 2015

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van Persie managed just 10 goals and two assists this season after struggling with his form and missing two months because of an ankle injury.

The Dutchman managed to pick up the pace before injuring his ankle in February, but could not regain his form after returning and failed to score again before the season ended. van Persie is reportedly on the way out at United, who are in the market for several strikers this summer, and he is reportedly close to making a switch to Juventus.

May 15, 2015

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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.

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.