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Although big names arrived at Old Trafford this summer, Van Gaal showed no mercy in shipping out a few high profile players.
Hopes are high for Manchester United this season.
After a turbulent few seasons since legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement, the Red Devils finished fourth last term, look set to make a return to the Champions League, should they get past Club Brugge, and are ready to mount a title challenge in the English Premier League.
Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan... Read the rest of the article »
Also, the Dutch tactician hinted that he is working on a deal for Sergio Ramos, but remained coy over the Spaniard's possible Old Trafford arrival.
With the departures of Radamel Falcao and Robin Van Persie, Manchester United are short on strikers, and manager Louis van Gaal is fully aware of that.
The Red Devils have been linked to an array of goalscoring targets, with the likes Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller, Edinson Cavani, and Pedro tipped to be on the English Premier League giants’ radar.
However, the club’s manager... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United had told Van Persie they would not need him by the end of last season. He has signed a three year deal with the Turkish team.
Robin Van Persie only had one summer to look for a team after Manchester United told him by the end of the 2014-2015 season that he was not in their plans for this upcoming year. Now, the Dutch striker has found a new home in Fenerbahce, which signed him for the next three years, paying £3.84m to get him there.
Van Persie will now join his former Red Devil teammate Nani in his new... Read the rest of the article »
Louis Diamond, a four-year-old fan of the Dutchman, couldn’t hold back the tears after his father revealed to him the striker's fate at Old Trafford.
The news of Robin Van Persie leaving Manchester United for Fenerbahce has hit fans of the Dutch striker and his current employers hard, but none was as heartbroken as this Manchester United faithful to hear of the 31-year-old striker’s faith.
Louis Diamond’s reaction to news that the former Arsenal man will be sold to the Turkish giants was priceless, and all caught on camera.
So... Read the rest of the article »
Robin Van Persie missed a penalty kick for the Red Devils, while Jonas Olsson accidentally gave three points for the Baggies.
Manchester United dominated every single aspect of the game, except the one that counts the most. Despite having the ball for almost 80% of the game's minutes, an accidental goal by Jonas Olsson gave West Brom all three points, leaving Louis Van Gaal and his crew shocked. Robin Van Persie had his penalty denied by Boaz Myhill, and the Red Devils will have to bounce back to hold their current fourth... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker trained with the first team during the week, but coach Louis Van Gaal determined he should be left out of the squad against the Citizens.
Manchester United's season has had its ups and downs, reflecting on some of their players. While some footballers were snubbed by Louis Van Gaal before all the competitions started, others that gave their fans high hopes have been quite a disappointment. Such is the case of Colombian striker Radamel Falcao and of our subject of analisys, Robin Van Persie.
The 31-year old Dutch's had a complicated... Read the rest of the article »
Having recovered from injury, Van Gaal faces the dilemma of whether to play the Dutch striker in Sunday's Manchester derby.
Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has been away from the field for over a month with an ankle injury. The Dutchman last featured for his side in the 2-1 away loss to Swansea City on February 21st, the game which landed the former Arsenal man on the sidelines for six weeks.
Initially, Van Persie looked set to miss out on Sunday's Manchester derby, as many thought the match at Old Trafford... Read the rest of the article »
According to the latest transfer rumors, Serie A duo Juventus and Inter Milan are looking into acquiring the Dutchman's service.
Three years after leaving Arsenal for Manchester United, Dutch striker Robin Van Persie looks to have reached the end of his time at Old Trafford.
The 31-year-old attacker, who won the English Premier League for the first time in his first season with the Red Devils, has been unable to recapture the form that saw his score 26 goals in one season, managing only 12 the following season, and 10... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker left Liberty Stadium on crutches last Saturday after being forced to continue playing, since Man United had used all three substitutions.
Manchester United's "dream" lineup did not last long for Louis Van Gaal, since Dutch striker Robin Van Persie was confirmed to have come down with an injury, during last Saturday's match against Swansea. Sources indicate RVP will be out for at least a month, after damaging his right ankle's ligaments.
Van Persie came down with this injury all by himself, after sending a cross into... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils could not build upon Ander Herrera's goal and lost for the second time this season against the Swans.
If one thing seemed impossible when the Premier League started, Swansea City doing the double over against Manchester United would have been one of those. Well, today the Swans shocked once again Van Gaal's "best side of the Premier League" with a 2-1 score, just like in Opening Day. This is the first time ever that Garry Monk's men pull such a stunner facing the Red Devils.
Ander... Read the rest of the article »
With the January transfer window closing to an end, find out which players could be switching sides before the transfer deadline.
Robin Van Persie is not sure about his future with Manchester United. The Dutch striker has denied the club offered him a new contract, since his commitment with the club ends with the 2016 season. If rumors that surround the former Arsenal player are true, then his career could very well continue with Inter Milan or Juventus, teams that have shown interest in signing the laureated player.
Despite... Read the rest of the article »
After the Red Devils' decisive 3-1 win over Newcastle on Boxing Day, former midfielder Paul Scholes believes the 20-time champions are in good position to challenge Chelsea and Man City for the league crown.
Not many expected it to happen, this season at least, but Manchester United is making a rather surprising push for the English Premier League title. This is according to legendary Red Devils midfielder Paul Scholes, who after seeing the 20-time champions steamroll past Newcastle 3-1 on Friday, believes they can challenge Chelsea and Manchester City for the crown.
Louis Van Gaal’s crew... Read the rest of the article »
But who was the Dutch wizard really thanking? The crowd? The linesman? David de Gea's invisible twin?
Robin van Persie was jubilant after Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool on Sunday. In a postgame interview the Dutchman heaped praise on several teammates including, Man of the Match, David de Gea but lead off by thanking the 12th man. RVP did not state which twelfth man he was speaking….Who do you think Robin was talking about?
Was it the home crowd at Old Trafford?
The... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool will pay a visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, December 14, 2014. While the visitors aim to recover from their Champions League heartache, Manchester United target their sixth straight EPL win. It's a match you can't miss!
From a historic perspective, Liverpool versus Man United is always compelling. The Reds and Red Devils are the most successful clubs in English football history with 38 titles between the two (Man United-20, Liverpool-18).
That would be enough for most football fans, but there is so much more to this classic Northwest derby which make it almost as thrilling as El Clasico in Spain. In... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils have now won their past five games and are now in the top spots for the first time since August 2013..
After their triumph as they lifted their 20th Premier League title during the 2012/2013 season Manchester United experienced their worst season in decades as they stumbled to a dismal seventh placed finish this past May. Subsequently, the Red Devils are out of European competition for the first time since 1990 and are now hoping to secure a top-four finish with only domestic competition to focus on.
Despite... Read the rest of the article »
The Swedish star has been again nominated for the Puskas Award that he won last year, but who else made the list?
This year's list of Ballon d'Or nominees had some surprises, and others wouldn't raise any eyebrows. So did the crop of players who were snubbed. On the heels of that, now comes who and who scored the best goal over the course of the past season and are up for nomination for the annual Puskas Award.
Last season it was Zlatan Ibrahimovic's amazing overhead kick against England, a match in which... Read the rest of the article »
The first Manchester Derby of the 2014/15 English Premier League season takes place at the Etihad Stadium. Here’s where to watch Manchester City vs Manchester United live on November 2, 2014.
Manuel Pellegrini is under pressure to elevate Manchester City following Wednesday’s shocking 2-0 loss against Newcastle United in the Capital One Cup. Last season’s great achievements are gone and focusing on the current campaign – in Europe as well as domestically – seems hard for the Citizens.
Before tempers explode, Pellegrini must find this special something to boost... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker was shown a yellow card after scoring a last-gasp equalizer against Jose Mourinho's side, which left the Man United boss unhappy
Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal has blasted Dutch striker Robin Van Persie after his last-gasp goal against Chelsea in the two sides' English Premier League clash at Old Trafford, on Sunday.
The former Arsenal striker had scored the equalizing goal against Jose Mourinho's crew deep into stoppage time, after trailing the game for lengthy proportions, to earn the Red Devils a point in front... Read the rest of the article »
It looked like Chelsea were going to leave Old Trafford with all three points until RVP popped up with a late equalizer.
Despite having a solid World Cup with the Netherlands this summer, Robin Van Persie has struggled to replicate the same form for Manchester United.
Although he continues with his working relationship with Louis Van Gaal from his spell with the Oranje, the 31-year-old has been out of sorts and has seen his form dip alarmingly since the start of the season.
Well, it appears that he may... Read the rest of the article »
The Bayern Munich attacker admitted to being angry after the final whistle, and had some harsh words for his national side after the disappointing loss
Bayern Munich ace Arjen Robben blasted the Netherlands national team's performance against Iceland on Monday, calling it unworthy after falling to a shock 2-0 loss on Monday.
The 30-year-old admitted to being angry after the final whistle, claiming the team made things difficult for themselves, as a Gylfi Sigurdsson brace saw the Oranje return from the Laugardalsvöllur empty handed.
"This... Read the rest of the article »