Wednesday 28 September 2016

Robin van Persie undergoing medical with Turkish side Fenerbahce

Published 09/07/2015 | 15:33

Van Persie has agreed a deal with Turkish club Fenerbahce
Van Persie has agreed a deal with Turkish club Fenerbahce
Robin Van Persie's future with Man Utd has been thrown into doubt following a disappointing season for the striker

Robin van Persie appears to be heading for the Old Trafford exit with Fenerbahce confirming they have opened talks with Manchester United over the striker.

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The 31-year-old scored 30 goals for United as they won the league in 2012-13 following his £24million move from Arsenal.

His impact since then, however, has been muted due to a series of niggling injuries, and he was limited to 10 goals in 29 appearances under compatriot Louis van Gaal last season.

On Thursday, Fenerbahce announced via Twitter: "Fenerbahce has begun to transfer talks with Robin Van Persie and his club Manchester United."

Fenerbahce signed Van Persie's former United team-mate Nani on Monday for a reported £4.25million.

If Van Persie is sold, United would have only Wayne Rooney, James Wilson and the injured Javier Hernandez - out with a broken collarbone - in their squad as recognised strikers following the exit of on-loan Falcao at the end of the season.

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