3:06 PM EST, Mon November 24, 2014
The Independent 2 hours ago
Robin van Persie: Is the Manchester United striker in a permanent decline?

Robin van Persie: Is the Manchester United striker in a permanent decline?

Twelve. That’s the amount of touches Manchester United striker Robin van Persie had against Arsenal on Saturday before being subbed off in the 75th minute.
Wilson keen to learn from Rooney, Van Persie and Falcao

Wilson keen to learn from Rooney, Van Persie and Falcao

Manchester United youngster James Wilson picking up valuable knowledge from the star trio at Old Trafford.
Man United season so far: How have the strikers performed?

Man United season so far: How have the strikers performed?

In the last of our series assessing the team, Samuel Luckhurst takes an in-depth look at Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao and James Wilson's form this season.
The Busby Babe Nov 7, 2014
Van Persie admits impact of Ferguson's retirement

Van Persie admits impact of Ferguson's retirement

Manchester United's striker acknowledges that he was affected by the departure of the man who brought him to Old Trafford. Robin van Persie has been struggling for form for some time now, and speaking today to Dutch newspaper De Volksrant, he acknowledged that he is not at his best and may be overthinking his finishing as a result. Three goals in nine games is not enough. Against Chelsea I had a nice chance and I had three options: chip it, go round the keeper or just [shoot] straight at the goal. I chose the last and safest. If I wouldn't have thought it over I would just chip it. I just...
The Guardian Nov 7, 2014
Robin van Persie: Sir Alex Fergusons Manchester United exit hit me hard

Robin van Persie: Sir Alex Fergusons Manchester United exit hit me hard

Holland striker: he told me hed stay for another three years Van Persie admits his form has not been good enough Louis van Gaal admits to feeling lousy over resultsRobin van Persie has revealed he was surprised by Sir Alex Fergusons departure from Manchester United, while the Dutch striker also admitted he is not satisfied with his recent performances under new manager Louis van Gaal.In September, former United team-mate Rio Ferdinand stated that Fergusons decision to retire after 27 years at Old Trafford took the wind out of everyones sails but the person it hit more than anyone was Robin.
James Wilson earns England U-20 call-up

James Wilson earns England U-20 call-up

United striker is in line to replace Robin van Persie this weekend and could make first international appearance of the season next week.
The Busby Babe Nov 6, 2014

All change up front for United against Palace — reports

Rumour has it that Robin van Persie's poor form will see him demoted to the bench, with James Wilson handed the striking spot this weekend. Robin van Persie, bless him, hasn't been playing particularly well. Three goals in nine games isn't a completely disastrous return, but he's looked jaded and sluggish whenever he's started, and his finishing isn't anywhere near his best. With Falcao's injury problems persisting and Wayne Rooney apparently a midfielder now, United's forward options are looking a little thing Which means it's time for Louis van Gaal to continue his war against Manchester...
Manchester United transfer gossip: Godin turned down move, Wilson to replace Van Persie, Coentrao move

Manchester United transfer gossip: Godin turned down move, Wilson to replace Van Persie, Coentrao move

The latest on the Reds' pursuit of Germany star Marco Reus and some shock team news ahead of the clash with Crystal Palace.
Man Utd opinion: Robin van Persie might not be the same player he once was, but that's okay

Man Utd opinion: Robin van Persie might not be the same player he once was, but that's okay

Robin van Persie has struggled for form this season, but time catches up with even the world's best players.
Watch: Robin Van Persie spotted having kickabout in Manchester city centre

Watch: Robin Van Persie spotted having kickabout in Manchester city centre

The Manchester United star was filmed showing off his skills in front of office workers in Castlefield basin
Vote: Should Robin van Persie or James Wilson start against Crystal Palace?

Vote: Should Robin van Persie or James Wilson start against Crystal Palace?

Have your say on whether it's time for the 18-year-old striker to start in place of the Dutchman for Manchester United on Saturday.
Neville: Robin van Persie needs more from United teammates

Neville: Robin van Persie needs more from United teammates

Ex-Manchester United captain believes players are not "in sync" with Dutch striker 10 games into the Premier League season.
United strikers Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie enjoy Ed Sheeran gig

United strikers Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie enjoy Ed Sheeran gig

The Manchester United players were at the star's second sold-out concert in the city
Shaw: Courtois saved Chelsea

Shaw: Courtois saved Chelsea

United needed an injury-time goal from Robin van Persie to take a point from the gripping 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, but they had numerous chances to build a good lead in the first half.
Daily Telegraph Oct 27, 2014
Six explanations for Robin van Persie taking his shirt off

Six explanations for Robin van Persie taking his shirt off

Alan Tyers: Robin van Persie insisted on taking his shirt off when he scored against Chelsea, despite knowing this would lead to a yellow card. Why?

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