Van Persie congratulates Martial on first Utd hat-trick in seven years

‘It took a while!’: Robin van Persie congratulates Anthony Martial after France striker scored Manchester United’s first hat-trick since the Dutchman SEVEN years ago Anthony Martial starred as Manchester United defeated Sheffield United 3-0 United forward scored the first post-Sir Alex Ferguson era hat-trick at the club Robin van Persie had been the last player to net a Red Devils treble in 2013 The Dutchman sent his congratulations to Martial on his feat on Twitter  Robin van Persie has congratulated […]

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Robin van Persie makes admission over infamous shirt swap with Andre Santos

Robin van Persie has conceded he still feels guilty about the criticism Andre Santos was subjected to after he swapped shirts with his former Arsenal teammate during a match against Manchester United. The former Gunners captain had swapped the Emirates Stadium for Old Trafford following an acrimonious move in the summer of 2012 after he had publicly criticised Arsene Wenger and the club’s transfer strategy. Van Persie came face-to-face with his former club just three months after his departure and […]

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Robin van Persie reveals his 'crucial' warning from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Robin van Persie has revealed that some words of wisdom from Arsene Wenger were ‘crucial’ at the start of his Arsenal career. The Dutch striker joined the Gunners at the age of 20 in a £3 million deal from Feyenoord in 2004. Van Persie was competing for a place with Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp after arriving at Arsenal. But Wenger warned Van Persie that he would need to accept a bit-part role for his first two seasons at Arsenal. […]

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Kompany claims Van Dijk is the best defender in Premier League history

Forget John Terry or Rio Ferdinand… Vincent Kompany claims Liverpool star Virgil Van Dijk is the best defender in Premier League HISTORY Vincent Kompany says Virgil van Dijk is best defender to grace Premier League  The Dutchman has been instrumental to Liverpool’s success in recent years Kompany says van Dijk’s impact on the Reds makes him the greatest centre-back Man City icon suggests he has already surpassed John Terry and Rio Ferdinand Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19 […]

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Edwin Van Der Sar says Zinedine Zidane drove a Fiat over a Ferrari

Edwin Van Der Sar says Zinedine Zidane was ‘totally different’ to his Juventus team-mates as he drove to training in a Fiat while wearing a t-shirt… as they all arrived in Ferraris and wore Versace! Edwin Van Der Sar says his former team-mate Zinedine Zidane was ‘different’  He says he would wear jeans and a t-shirt while other wore Dolce & Gabbana  Van Der Sar struggled to communicate with Zidane as he wasn’t very ‘talkative’ Despite being called shy he had […]

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Van Persie reveals conversation with Rooney before Manchester United wondergoal

Robin van Persie has revealed the conversation he shared with Wayne Rooney before the Manchester United heroes combined to score one of the all-time great Premier League goals in 2013. With Sir Alex Ferguson’s side needing a victory at home to Aston Villa to clinch their 20th Premier League title, Van Persie scored a first-half hat-trick to inspire an emphatic 3-0 win. Van Persie scored his and United’s first after just 83 seconds, tapping into an empty net after Ryan […]

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