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Manchester United to sign Van Persie today?

After the highly disappointing developments with Lucas Moura over the last 24 hours, Manchester United fans will welcome the latest news in the Robin Van Persie chase.

The Manchester Evening News reports today that Robin Van Persie could fly into the North West to complete a much mooted deal that will bring him to Manchester United ‘as early as tonight’.

The Lucas Moura deal seemed all but done over the weekend but, despite already having their full quota of overseas stars in their squad, Qatari owned PSG have made a last minute bid which has blown Manchester United out of the water. PSG have offered more money for the player and he will only come to United now if he stresses that Old Trafford is his preferred destination. But he is quoted today by Sky Sports as saying that he is excited by the prospect of going to Paris.

“I’ll stay at Sao Paulo until the end of the year. Things are well underway.”

“If it happens in January, I’ll be able to do that for Sao Paulo.”

“I’m focused on the national team. I can only say something after the Olympics. It’s well underway, but not done.”

“I talked to Thiago Silva and Leonardo, they said many good things about the club, the project they are implementing there.”

So, mixed news for Manchester United fans. The Van Persie deal would be a major boost for the club but speculation will continue about the need for another top draw midfielder before the window closes.

36 Comments

36 Comments

  1. jamzy odunayo

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:27 am

    i wil luv him to play for utd

  2. kuldip

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:39 am

    if u would hav told me last year that we would sign van persie and miss out onmoura. I would have been estatic and asked u but moura who? PSG will go the malaga way soon.

  3. Auwal

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Hurrayyyyyy united fans,thats good news for you but the questions is that can Arsene wenger
    sell his star striker to arch rivals united???

  4. Ignatius okute

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:42 am

    R.V.P will only remain respected by arsenal fans if he departs anywhere elsae other than 2 Man united,which are d biggest gunners rivals.

  5. Bradster

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Interesting, they are posting pictures of RVP arriving in Germany with the Arsenal squad and pictures of him training there with them.
    I don’t see this deal happening tonight.

  6. sunday mgbada

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:48 am

    van paise is my man we love him 4 united fergus pls by him 4 united up manutd.

  7. Alfa taofeek

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Ples sir alex sign another mifd befor trasfer end leave this player befor wirdow close thank u

  8. Richard

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:53 am

    It will be silly if Mr Wenger lets Robin move to United!

  9. ORTEGA-HERNADEZ

    Aug 8, 2012 at 10:57 am

    I wonder how we united fan love this striker that utilize 2 chances at of 10. Why not fernando ileronte.

  10. Lamson shefiu

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:00 am

    I wil luv van persie to play for united

  11. Alfa taofeek

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:02 am

    We ned assit mifd sign mifd

  12. maxamad

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:06 am

    v.persie will pass medical 2day

  13. ray chiro

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:06 am

    u r ol crazy rvp won’t cme 2 man u.he’s only playin’ rooney’s game.4get abt hm u devils.

  14. tolu

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:09 am

    hmm……what a great news for Manchester united i think sir alex Ferguson should please sign moura because he is a great player and van persie also. if Ferguson has this players we will beat man city, Chelsea and others……..i think united should use this formation
    DE GEE, Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Ever, Ashely young, kagawa, scholes, Nani, Rooney, van persie. i think this formation will help us to beat man city.

  15. YeshaY

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:10 am

    manunited needs players who wants to join the club frm der heart like kagawa….such players vit great determination vill make difference not like moura who is after money….i would love to see van persie joing manunited and he can surely have an impact…..sir alex forget moura, soop in persie and another midfielder…..

  16. D'pukka

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Wow! Dat’s gud news 4 us. Wit d presence of R.V.P, Man. Utd team would be fortified come dis season.

  17. Alara olaide

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:21 am

    if he want PSG let him go,there are better players other than him

  18. lumumbajoseph

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

    we would love if van p would join united

  19. Henry Daudi mpakani

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:26 am

    Rvp going to man utd,aaaah!!building castles in air

  20. Linus

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:27 am

    I think sir alex shuld forget abt lucas deal self=he shuld play lyke isco

  21. Keiren

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:33 am

    I really don’t see this deal happening today or possibly at all…. Not that I wouldn’t love it to happen, but I do think rvp will now sign a new contract with arsenal

  22. Jamhad

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Sir Alex pls do fast and sign that player

  23. francis mwambepo

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:43 am

    i cant wait 2 see rvp in man u squared,what abt moura zen

  24. Ebhodaghe Emmanuel

    Aug 8, 2012 at 11:47 am

    It’s a good boost for United, only that Hernandez & Wellbeck shouldn’t be under-utilized by Sir Alex.

  25. Ibrahim

    Aug 8, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Kai akawo mana vps ko muci uwar fagie

  26. terry

    Aug 8, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    Keep on dreaming ( all u Man divided fans). Rvp trans presently wif gooner square in Germany. Can wait 4 arsenalfc vs Man divided fc game. We sure gonna kill dem dis tym.

  27. chidi

    Aug 8, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    ecstasy? rvp is going nowhere!

  28. BLESS

    Aug 8, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    IF I HEAR!!!!, Van Persie will never play 4 man u, so u man u fans should keep on daydreaming.

  29. Olukunle James Ayoola

    Aug 8, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    i will like man u to buy both of the players, if it can be possible for them. But they should try to buy Ver p, so that it will easily for Rooney and for the club to regain our tittle again.

  30. Shinex

    Aug 8, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    Ecstacy!rvp is a gud player,but i tink we better hav midfielders as we ar avin strikers nw.as for moura pls sir fergie let him go manu nid a hearted player

  31. Kaggwa Barnet

    Aug 8, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Cant wait 4 that signings bt stil we nd amidfilder.

  32. Samba

    Aug 8, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    VP playing wif united wil b a very strong squad,along syd wif rooney,bt my questn is dat “is dis rumour nt going 2 b lyk dat of moura’s own”?i wil b hapi if dis rumour cum 2 reality.

  33. ishola sunday

    Aug 8, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Up man u

  34. Ayansa

    Aug 9, 2012 at 6:48 am

    Really i like RVP in red devils squads

  35. Auwal Ashiru jido

    Aug 9, 2012 at 7:29 am

    As we play yesterday with barcelona im sure man u can win 20th premier league this season, so RVP if u want lift the cup join wining team.becouse we are the king of premier league

  36. Umar

    Aug 16, 2012 at 11:48 am

    Wow sir alex have finally sign my best premier player .i love vps at man untd

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