RVP IS BACK

Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie is in line for a recall to the Netherlands national side following a near two-year absence from international football. The 34-year-old was a surprise inclusion in the preliminary squad for the two key World Cup qualifier later next month.

Manager Dick Advocaat had initially pondered retirement following his managerial stint with Fenerbahce, but he was surprisingly offered the Holland job in May in order to salvage their World Cup hopes. The 69-year-old has now named an initial squad of 32 players for qualifiers next month, and he will gauge the performances of Van Persie over the next fortnight.

WENGER SAYS SANCHEZ SITUATION DIFFERENT FROM VAN PERSIE’S

Arsenal long time manager Arsene Wenger says the Alexis Sanchez situation at the club is different from the Robin van Persie situation before the Dutchman finally left to join rivals Manchester United.


The current talisman for the Gunners Sanchez wants to exit the club and Manchester City is the most likely destination.

Crystal Palace Weighing up Surprise Deal for Robin van Persie

Former Arsenal and Manchester striker Robin van Persie could find himself back in the Premier League this summer with Crystal Palace seemingly interested in his services.


The 33-year-old left the Red Devils for Turkish club Fenerbahce back in the summer of 2015 and has since done fairly well, although he is frustrated with the lack of regular starts.

Van Persie has managed to net 36 goals during his two-year stay in Istanbul, but he has often found himself being benched or being subbed off early in the second period. One can understand that the Dutchman no longer has the legs to pull him through 90 minutes, but the Netherlands international is unwilling to accept that as a valid reason.

CRYSTAL PALACE WANT VAN PERSIE

Premier League side Crystal Palace have been surprisingly named one of the prospective employers of former Arsenal and Manchester United star Robin van Persie.


Bookies named Palace one of the key contenders and the likelihood shot up with the appointment of Dutch manager Frank de Boer as the new manager.

GYAN EQUALS RVP AND DZEKO’S RECORD

Ghana international AsamoahGyan has equalled the record of former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie and that of former Man City striker Edwin Dzeko.


Both top strikers have scored 50 goals in the international scene for their countries.

CHINESE SIDE DENY INTEREST IN RVP

Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune have denied interest in Dutch striker Robin van Persie.


Reports were rife that the former Arsenal and Manchester United man would move to China for big money. The 33-year old has just a year left on his deal with Fernerbahce.

RVP OVER BUST UP WITH OZYAKUPBUT HE STRUGGLES IN DERBY

Dutch striker Robin van Persie is over the bust-up he had with his former club mate OguzhanOzyakup. Both stars clashed in the last Istanbul derby between Besiktas and Fenerbahce.


The striker goaded his friend while he celebrated the winning goal for Fenerbahce.

Robin van Persie is intending to end his career in Europe

At the age of 33, Robin van Persie is far away from the peak of his career.


The veteran attacker who is currently a regular starter for the Turkish is well-aware of the fact that his playing days are reaching it’s final stages and Robin van Persie has recently talked about where he would like to spend the rest of his playing career.

Sevilla tried to sign Van Persie

Sevilla’s sporting director Monchi has revealed that he tried to sign former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie during his career.


He said that the player was then still playing in the Netherlands and he made the trip to Rotterdam in order to secure his signature.

Van Persie Felt Absence of Winning Mentality at Arsenal

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that striker Robin Van Persie felt a sea change with he joined Manchester United from Arsenal for around £ 24 million in 2012.


The Dutchman had been used to several years of winning almost nothing at Arsenal. However, he managed to win a league title in his first season at Old Trafford. Immediately upon coming to the club in the summer of 2012, Van Persie reportedly reflected that the club had a wholesale difference in terms of mentality. United were more focused on winning games, which ultimately transformed them into a top team when it comes to challenging for trophies. However, Arsenal did not seem to have any objective, according to Van Persie.

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