Robin van Persie

Born: August 6, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Striker
Team: Fenerbahce (no. 9)
Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates scoring against Aston Villa on April 22, 2013.
Career History
Youth1997-1999SBV Excelsior
1999-2001Feyenoord
Senior2001-2004Feyenoord
2004-2012Arsenal
2012-2015Manchester United
2015-Fenerbahce
International2005-Netherlands
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Javier Hernandez in action for West Ham United on August 1, 2017
David Moyes: 'No special treatment for Javier Hernandez'
New West Ham United manager David Moyes insists that former Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez will not be afforded special treatment.
Nov 12, 16:08
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Mesut Ozil to sign new Arsenal deal?
Mesut Ozil reportedly wants the number 10 shirt as one of his conditions for signing a new deal at Arsenal.
Nov 8, 09:38
Fenerbahce's Robin Van Persie (R) heads the ball next to Ajax' Joel Veltman (C) and Ricardo Van Rhijn during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Fenerbahce vs Ajax Amsterdam on October 22, 2015
Robin van Persie to re-join Feyenoord?
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie could re-join Eredivisie side Feyenoord in the January transfer window, according to a report.
Oct 6, 15:35
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie, Oguzhan Ozyakup still refuse to speak to one another
Former Arsenal teammates Robin van Persie and Oguzhan Ozyakup still do not speak to each other following last year's dispute.
Oct 3, 11:46
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Romelu Lukaku under no pressure to score goals'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he is putting no pressure on the shoulders of Romelu Lukaku to continue his fine scoring start to the season.
Sep 17, 21:16
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie denies claims his career is under threat due to injury
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie denies reports that his career is under threat due to a knee injury.
Sep 5, 15:10
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie facing year on sidelines with knee injury?
Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie is reportedly facing a year-long spell on the sidelines with a knee injury.
Sep 5, 12:28
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger will want to keep Alexis Sanchez'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown is confident that Arsene Wenger wants to keep Alexis Sanchez at the club and will not sanction a move to a Premier League rival.
Jul 8, 20:40
Ajax head coach Frank de Boer looks on prior to the Eredivisie match against PSV Eindhoven on March 20, 2016
Robin van Persie emerges as Crystal Palace target?
Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer reportedly shows an interest in signing fellow Dutchman Robin van Persie from Fenerbahce.
Jun 29, 12:56
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Report: Robin van Persie close to sealing Feyenoord return
Robin van Persie is reportedly closing in on a return to Feyenoord, 13 years after leaving the club for spells in the Premier League with Arsenal and Manchester United.
Jun 17, 15:09
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez in action during the EFL Cup clash with Reading at the Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2016
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez attracting interest from Turkey?
Fenerbahce and Galatasaray are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal forward Lucas Perez, who is keen to leave the Emirates Stadium.
Jun 17, 11:56
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Hebei China Fortune deny Robin van Persie approach
Hebei China Fortune deny making an approach for experienced forward Robin van Persie, who has just one year left on his deal at Fenerbahce.
Jun 6, 13:53
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Premier League clash between top-four hopefuls Arsenal and relegated Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
May 15, 18:05
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho ready to pounce for unsettled midfielder Mesut Ozil?
A report claims that Jose Mourinho is interested in a reunion with Mesut Ozil at Manchester United and will make an offer for the Arsenal midfielder this summer.
Apr 9, 10:09
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between title favourites Chelsea and top-four rivals Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 4, 15:50
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Fenerbahce to move for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil this summer?
Fenerbahce will reportedly try to lure Arsenal star Mesut Ozil to Turkey this summer.
Mar 22, 11:04
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie receives two-match ban for taunting former Arsenal teammate
Robin van Persie receives a two-match ban for taunting former Arsenal teammate Oguzhan Ozyakup while playing for Fenerbahce against Besiktas.
Feb 13, 16:13
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during a UEFA Chamions league group stage football match between Chelsea and Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge stadium in west London on November 4, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United can no longer raid rivals for best players'
Jose Mourinho believes that the days of Manchester United raiding their Premier League title rivals for their best players are over.
Feb 5, 10:24
Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Aaron Ramsey admits to being "starstruck" when signing for Arsenal
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey opens up on his early days at the Emirates Stadium, admitting that he struggled with nerves when first introducing himself.
Nov 9, 22:24
Fenerbahce's Robin Van Persie (R) heads the ball next to Ajax' Joel Veltman (C) and Ricardo Van Rhijn during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Fenerbahce vs Ajax Amsterdam on October 22, 2015
Robin van Persie: 'My actual eye is undamaged'
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie says that he suffered a "little tear" to his eyelid on Sunday, but has not suffered any lasting damage to his eye.
Nov 7, 17:06
Fenerbahce's Robin Van Persie (R) heads the ball next to Ajax' Joel Veltman (C) and Ricardo Van Rhijn during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Fenerbahce vs Ajax Amsterdam on October 22, 2015
Fenerbahce play down Robin van Persie 'blindness' fears
Fenerbahce say that Robin van Persie's "condition is good" after suggestions that the Dutchman could lose sight in one eye.
Nov 7, 10:54
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney despairs as his side drop yet more points during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Result: Manchester United slump to Fenerbahce defeat
Manchester United's hopes of qualifying from Group A of the Europa League suffer a major blow as they fall to a 2-1 defeat to Fenerbahce in Istanbul.
Nov 3, 19:59
Wayne Rooney applauds Manchester United supporters on September 24, 2016
Team News: Wayne Rooney returns as Zlatan Ibrahimovic is dropped
Wayne Rooney starts at centre-forward for Manchester United in Thursday's Europa League clash with Fenerbahce, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic is dropped to the bench.
Nov 3, 17:00
Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard celebrate during the game between Manchester United and Leicester City on September 24, 2016
Result: Paul Pogba leads Manchester United's rout of Fenerbahce
Paul Pogba scores twice to help Manchester United on their way to a 4-1 win over Fenerbahce in the Europa League.
Oct 20, 21:56
Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin Van Persie celebrates scoring his late winning goal in the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Manchester United at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on December 9, 2
Robin van Persie: 'I could still be at Manchester United'
Dutch forward Robin van Persie claims that he "could" have still been a Manchester United player had Sir Alex Ferguson not left the club.
Oct 20, 11:16
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie describes Manchester United's Old Trafford as "home"
Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie says that returning to Old Trafford will feel like "home" when his side take on Manchester United in the Europa League.
Oct 19, 16:25
Luke Shaw of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Luke Shaw wary of Robin van Persie threat
Manchester United defender Luke Shaw admits that Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie will be a threat on his return to Old Trafford.
Oct 19, 14:57
Fenerbahce's Robin Van Persie (R) heads the ball next to Ajax' Joel Veltman (C) and Ricardo Van Rhijn during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Fenerbahce vs Ajax Amsterdam on October 22, 2015
Report: Hebei Fortune want Robin van Persie
A report claims that Chinese Super League club Hebei Fortune are prepared to pay £11.7m to land Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie.
Oct 14, 10:22
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action for his side during their Premier League clash with Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016
Robin van Persie hails "very special" Marcus Rashford
Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie brands teenage forward Marcus Rashford "a very special player".
Oct 7, 14:35
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie hints at Premier League return
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie reveals that he would be interested in returning to the Premier League.
Sep 28, 13:35
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Manchester United to reunite with Fenerbahce's Robin van Persie in Europa League
Robin van Persie will return to Old Trafford as Manchester United are grouped with Fenerbahce in the Europa League.
Aug 26, 12:26
A general view of the Stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Preview: Hull City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's clash between Hull City and Manchester United, both of whom have made perfect starts to the new Premier League season.
Aug 25, 14:19
Rangers manager Mark Warburton arrives at the ground during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015 in Greenock, Scotland.
Mark Warburton targeting new defender for Rangers
Rangers manager Mark Warburton outlines his intent to sign "one or two new players", with a defender the top priority.
Jul 31, 14:09
Rangers manager Mark Warburton arrives at the ground during the Scottish Championships match between Greenock Morton FC and Rangers at Cappielow Park on September 27, 2015 in Greenock, Scotland.
Mark Warburton dismisses reports linking Robin van Persie with Rangers
Rangers head coach Mark Warburton says that there is 'no substance whatsoever' in reports linking Robin van Persie with a move to Ibrox.
Jul 28, 14:10
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Rangers unlikely to secure Robin van Persie signing?
Rangers are reportedly unlikely to seal the signing of Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie, despite some bookmakers suspending betting on the transfer being finalised.
Jul 28, 13:43
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Jorge Jesus: 'Sporting Lisbon cannot afford Robin van Persie'
Sporting Lisbon would have to "sell everything" to be able to afford Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie, according to the Portuguese side's manager Juan Jesus.
Jul 24, 22:20
A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on February 11, 2015
Stoke City 'interested in Ecuadorian striker Jose Angulo'
Stoke City are reportedly considering a bid for 21-year-old striker Jose Angulo, who currently plays for Ecuadorian side Independiente del Valle.
Jul 19, 22:22
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Mark Hughes coy on Robin van Persie link
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes refuses to confirm whether the club are looking to sign former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie this summer.
Jul 19, 13:50
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Middlesbrough 'interested in Robin van Persie move'
Middlesbrough are reportedly interested in bringing former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie back to the Premier League from Fenerbahce.
Jul 6, 13:48
Manchester Uniteds international striker Dutch Robin Van Persie juggles with the ball after signing a contract with the Turkish Super Lig giants football club Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in Istanbul on July 14, 2015
Robin van Persie 'offered to Crystal Palace, West Ham United'
Fenerbahce put Robin van Persie up for sale, with West Ham United and Crystal Palace reportedly among those who are interested in the £4m-rated striker.
Jul 2, 22:41



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