HOME CONTACT US| RSS
      
Transfers

ENGLAND/ MANCHESTER UTD, Van Persie thrills Sir Bobby

17.09.2012 13.39 by TM W  read 1081
Source: Manutd.com
© foto di Matteo Gribaudi/Image Sport

United's record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is backing new boy Robin van Persie to hit the net regularly for the Reds.

The summer signing from Arsenal claimed a hat-trick in his third appearance for the club to join team-mate Wayne Rooney as the only players to have bagged a treble sooner into their United careers than Charlton.

The Old Trafford legend is enthusiastic about the Dutchman's arrival and is predicting plenty more goals from the ex-Arsenal attacker.

"We’re very happy to have Robin van Persie here," Sir Bobby stated in The Ambassador's Column for United Review. "You can’t possibly see him not scoring goals for us.

"He’ll do his chasing, he’s good in the air and he doesn’t think about it. When the goal is there, he doesn’t look up – take his goal against Fulham for example. The chance came to him and he just helped it on its way. Robin is a great goalscorer; that’s why Sir Alex [Ferguson] likes him.

"It’s just paradise for any team’s supporters when they’ve got someone who can potentially score from nothing. He’s got this skill and if his team are playing well then he will score the goals.

"He obviously thought highly of us as he could have been at other places but he’s liked Sir Alex’s approach. We’ve done quite well against Arsenal over the last few years, so maybe that’s helped him make his decision to come here."

Other news Transfers
Other news
Highlight

LIVERPOOL - Final duel against DORTMUND for GOTZE

A regular starter in German NT, but not a fully one at Bayern Munich, German international attacking all-rounder Mario Götze's (24) future is in a great deal of uncertainty. While new manager Carlo Ancelotti seems willing to keep him, as long as he wants t

JUVENTUS, Dani Alves introduces himself: "It was time to leave Barça. Bianconeri are THE icon of Italian football"

Attending his first press conference as Juventus player, 33 years old Brazilian star Dani Alves stated: "I chose 23 as my number, same one as
 

OFFICIAL - Bonera and Rukavina extend for VILLARREAL

Villarreal announced having extended their deals with former Italian international defensive all-rounder Daniele Bonera (35), until June 2017, an
 

TOTTENHAM defender Vertonghen welcomes Wanyama

Tottenham centre-back Jan Vertonghen has posted a message on Twitter welcoming new signing Victor Wanyama. Welcome to Tottenham @V
 

LYON owner AULAS: "I turned down NAPOLI on TOLISSO. LACAZETTE won't join PSG"

French broadcast InfoSportPlus, as reported below, posted a tweet including Olympique Lyon owner Jean-Michel Aulas' latest statements, regard
 

OFFICIAL - Kobel extends for Hoffenheim

Coming back from his loan at Grasshoppers, Swiss Under-19 international goalkeeper Gregor Kobel (18) had his own deal with Hoffenheim offici
 
   Editore: TC&C srl web content publisher since 1994 Partita IVA 01488100510