Robin van Persie ready for Sunderland

Robin van Persie of Manchester United scores the opening goal from a penalty kick during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second round match against Olympiacos on March 19, 2014
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Manchester United hitman Robin van Persie hints that he will make his first appearance of the season in Sunday's trip to Sunderland.

Robin van Persie has hinted that he will play a part in Manchester United's trip to Sunderland on Sunday.

The Dutchman missed United's shock defeat to Swansea City in Saturday's curtain raiser after being granted an extended holiday following the World Cup.

Van Persie has been training with the Red Devils for the past two-and-a-half weeks, and the 31-year-old took to Twitter to hint that he is ready for his first game of the season.

Sunday's clash at the Stadium of Light is scheduled to kick off at 4pm.

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores his team's second goal from a penalty kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on March 29, 2014
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