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A legend or a footnote in EPL: Tracing the legacy of Robin Van Persie
A legend or a footnote in EPL: Tracing the legacy of Robin Van Persie

It is difficult to assess how Robin van Persie will be remembered for his time in the Premier League With Robin van Persie finally having departed Manchester and in all likelihood from England after a spell of 11 years in the Premier League, for good, a question is poignantly raised and pondered over by Premier League fans. Assertively speaking, Van Persie was undoubtedly a legend of the Premier League and one of the most prolific stri

Jul 29 2015
Robin van Persie opens up on managers he played under in England
Robin van Persie opens up on managers he played under in England

Robin van Persie has opened up on his 11-year spell in England in a candid interview with The Sunday Times, describing Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger as two of the greatest managers in the game. The 31-year-old also spoke at length about the unravelling of his relationship with United manager Louis van Gaal that led to him making the move to Turkey with Fenerbahce. Arsene Wenger is my football father and Sir Alex a genius: Van P

Jul 19 2015
An open letter to Robin van Persie following his move to Fenerbahce
An open letter to Robin van Persie following his move to Fenerbahce

Dear Robin, You came to Old Trafford at a point in your career when the yearning within you to win a Premier League title had scaled inescapable heights. And why wouldn't it? Every player who moves to the Premier League has one obvious dream in common - of ultimately winning the beautiful trophy. Alas, the eight years you spent at Arsenal couldn't help you achieve that target. Instead, it only bore a return of 2 trophies - an FA

Jul 16 2015
Player Focus: Analysing the players who can replace Robin Van Persie at Manchester United
Player Focus: Analysing the players who can replace Robin Van Persie at Manchester United

  The transformation in personnel over the last 12 months at Old Trafford has been just a little short of extraordinary. Louis van Gaal has spent more than £200m on transforming Manchester United back into a side able to challenge for the Premier League, but will have undermined all his hard work if they enter the new campaign without a replacement of equal stature to the departing Robin van Persie.  The problem facing Van

Jul 16 2015
Analysis of Manchester United's transfer business under Louis van Gaal
Analysis of Manchester United's transfer business under Louis van Gaal

Van Gaal will continue to fish for players in the current transfer market Sir Alex Ferguson’s and David Gill’s partnership in the transfer market reflect a conservative approach towards each player that signed up for Manchester United and combined with the Glazer family’s inconsistent financial givings, transfer season would pass without much aplomb. During his 27 years at United, the legendary manager signed 102

Robin van Persie terms Ed Woodward 'classy', fails to mention Louis van Gaal at Fenerbahce welcome
Robin van Persie terms Ed Woodward 'classy', fails to mention Louis van Gaal at Fenerbahce welcome

Robin van Persie & Van Gaal’s relationship deteriorated towards the end of the 2014/15 season Robin van Persie says that he holds no grudge about the manner of his exit from Manchester United, yet failed to make any mention of manager Louis van Gaal while speaking after being officially unveiled as a Fenerbahce player, according to ESPN. What is sure to stoke the fire about reported problems between the pair is the Dutch

Jul 15 2015
Fenerbahce completes the signing of Robin van Persie from Manchester United
Fenerbahce completes the signing of Robin van Persie from Manchester United

Robin van Persie is now a Fenerbahce player Robin van Persie’s much talked about move from Manchester United to Fenerbahce has been completed after the Turkish club officially announced the signing of the Dutch international. Talks of the Manchester United striker leaving Old Trafford was one of the biggest stories in the summer transfer window. The move is complete with the Fenerbahce twitter page posting a welcome me

Jul 14 2015
Areas that Manchester United need to strengthen this transfer window
Areas that Manchester United need to strengthen this transfer window

Signings of Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian and the imminent arrival of Bayern Munich star, Bastian Schweinsteiger, mean Manchester United are already a stronger side than they were last season.  However, Louis Van Gaal’s project at the club is still very much a work-in-progress. There are rumours that the Dutchman has a similar budget as last season to continue bolstering his squad before the 2015/1

Jul 13 2015
[Humour] Desperate Robin van Persie texts Van Gaal and Wenger before Fenerbahce move
[Humour] Desperate Robin van Persie texts Van Gaal and Wenger before Fenerbahce move

After 11 seasons in the Premier League, Robin van Persie finds himself on the verge of a move to Turkey to continue his career at Fenerbahce Numerous reports have surfaced of Manchester United striker Robin van Persie being linked with Turkish Super Lig club Fenerbahce over the past week. And with the ex-Arsenal man most likely on his way out of the Old Trafford club, one can only wonder whether his contoversial move from the Gunners to the

Jul 9 2015
Report: Manchester United forward Robin van Persie agrees terms with Fenerbahce
Report: Manchester United forward Robin van Persie agrees terms with Fenerbahce

Robin van Persie could be on his way out of Manchester United Robin van Persie is nearing a move to Turkish club Fenerbahce after agreeing personal terms, according to a report by the Guardian. It is believed that the Manchester United striker’s agent, Kees Vos, was in Istanbul for negotiations with the Super Lig side in order to complete a deal from Manchester United. The Guardian report further adds that Manchester United and F

Jul 4 2015
An Arsenal return of Nasri and van Persie: prodigal or pathetic?
An Arsenal return of Nasri and van Persie: prodigal or pathetic?

They were to be the core of Arsenal's renaissance, technically gifted players capable of turning a game on its head through individual flourishes or team chemistry. Samir Nasri and Robin van Persie, along with Cesc Fàbregas, comprised one of the most potent attacking trios in the Premiership until each of them bolted in acrimonious, avaricious ways. Last summer, of course, we had the Cesc soap opera, culminating in his return to the

Jul 2 2015
6 Players who regressed this season
6 Players who regressed this season

Every season we see new players emerge from shadows or players coming of age, but unfortunately we witness players regressing as well. It could be down to the performance of the team as a whole, or to the inability of the player to fit into a system, or a new environment in case the player moved to different league or a different team. This does not mean that these players will not be able to bounce back. With the right atmosphere, right forma

Jun 27 2015
Manchester United should look to close the gap on Chelsea this close season
Manchester United should look to close the gap on Chelsea this close season

Man United will be looking to mount a title challenge next season after strengthening in the transfer window It may seem a bit bold or few a bit cocky to suggest so early on in the summer that Manchester United will be strong contenders for the Premier League crown come May next year. Many would feel there is no way United would be challenging the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal or even Liverpool for the title next

Jun 26 2015
5 high profile transfers that should not happen this year but probably will
5 high profile transfers that should not happen this year but probably will

Football transfer season, as we all have gradually realised, brings out both the best and worst out of a football fan. The elation of knowing that a certain player is joining your team, the constant rumors and the fixation with the same, no matter how much this all drives most of us up the wall, is something that none of the club loyalist and football fanatics can live without. All of us need our regular hit of the rumour laced news when it co

Jun 24 2015
The 'Ninth' Conundrum of Manchester United
The 'Ninth' Conundrum of Manchester United

Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Radamel Falcao could only manage a combined total of 28 goals As we reflect back on arguably a successful season for Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United, there are lot of areas that need to be improved upon if they are to become world beaters again. One such area that needs attention is the ‘Number Nine’ position, an out-and-out striker who is capable of scoring 30+ goals, season after

Jun 18 2015
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