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Three strikes for each side, and we have the six most beautiful goals in clashes between the Foxes and the Red Devils.
On Saturday, the English Premier League's second-placed side Manchester United will lock horns with league leaders Leicester City, the underdog story of this season so far.
Although there are several games remaining, enough for the Foxes to plummet should their early season form prove to be pure luck, none can deny that Claudio Ranieri’s men have been in sizzling form all campaign.
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Fenerbahce’s Robin Van Persie confirms he will not join Chelsea or Barcelona
The Dutch striker had been linked with a possible move to Spain or England during the January transfer window. In a bid to rub off the rising speculation over his future at the Turkish club, the 32-year-old told Turkish-football.com:
"There is a lot of talk about Chelsea and Barcelona but I have received no offers and I am dedicated to Fenerbahce."
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Chelsea are struggling to score goals in the Premier League this season and are keen on signing a proven finisher after gambling on Radamel Falcao.
Premier League champions Chelsea have been linked to a possible deal with Fenerbahce striker Robin Van Persie. The former Arsenal and Manchester United forward was previously linked to a move to FC Barcelona. However, just like Mourinho hijacked Pedro’s pending move to the Red Devils earlier this season, reports in England suggest that the Portuguese manager is keen on redirecting the flying... Read the rest of the article »
Robin Van Persie’s Fenerbahce travels to Amsterdam to face their Europa League opponents Ajax who boast of an impressive record against Turkish clubs.
However, despite their good record, Ajax are still winless in their UEFA Europa League campaign this season. The Dutch side have only managed to secure two points out of a possible nine after three matches. They sit at the third spot in Group A, while their opponents are above them with four points at the second position.
On match day three when the two sides met, Fernandao scored a late... Read the rest of the article »
Fenerbahçe and Ajax were tipped to go top of Group A in the UEFA Europa League but the two teams are still struggling to find their first win of the tournament so far.
As Fenerbahçe hosts Ajax on Thursday at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, they will be cautious of the fact that Ajax have won all their previous encounters against Turkish clubs.
Luis Nani is struggling to pass a late fitness test for the crunch match against Ajax after picking up an injury in last Sunday’s 1-0 win over Kayserispor. The... Read the rest of the article »
Sources indicate the former Arsenal & Man United striker would be willing to leave Fenerbahce in January, months after signing a three-year deal with the Turkish side.
With their transfer ban soon coming to an end, Barcelona's fans are expecting the team to spend big during the upcoming transfer window, and one of their prioritary moves would implicate the signing of a backup striker. Sources revealed that the club has set their sights on 32-year old striker Robin Van Persie, who is currently unhappy with his situation at Fenerbahce, and could be open for negotiations... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch striker complained about being benched by coach Vitor Pereira, during the team's match against Bursaspor last weekend.
Even though he recently arrived to the Turkish side this summer, Robin Van Persie is already getting in trouble with his new club.
Just after this weekend's game ended, Robin Van Persie shared his unhappiness after being kept on the bench for most of the game. Nevertheless, RVP managed to score the game winning goal for the yellow-and-blue side, netting his second goal with the Turks since... Read the rest of the article »
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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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