English Premiership

Turkish interest in RVP

2014-11-04 14:12
Manchester United's striker Robin van Persie. (Paul Ellis, AFP)

Manchester United fan rant

2014-11-04 08:29

Watch a Manchester United fan give an hilarious break-down of the Manchester derby, look out for special mention of Chris Smalling, Marouane Fellaini and the referee Michael Oliver who apparently had a 'mare'.

Cape Town - Robin Van Persie is reportedly wanted by Turkish Superlig side, Fenerbahce, but is not interested in the move.

The Daily Star are reporting that the Netherlands striker has attracted interest from Turkish Superlig side, Fenerbahce.

Reports suggest the Turkish club wanted Van Persie to join the club in January but the player is not keen on such a move. 

Van Persie has struggled so far this season with inceased doubts surrounding the 31-year-old's future at Old Trafford following the arrival of Colombian star Radamel Falcao.

Matt Le Tissier, former Southampton star turned football pundit, is of the opinion that Van Persie's star is beginning to diminish.

“It is a bit of a struggle for van Persie,” Le Tissier told Sky Sports.

“I am not sure he is not feeling uncomfortable at the amount of great talent that is around him.

"He always seemed to thrive when he was the main man. At the moment he is nowhere near that.

“He is not finding his form and maybe he might be at that point in his career where he has gone just past his best and he is on his way down a little bit.

" It gets highlighted when you are playing in such a high-profile team. If you are not doing it, you should come in for some stick.”

Van Persie may be afforded his last chance to persuade Louis van Gaal that he is the number one hitman at United when Manchester United host Crystal Palace.

Palace travel to Old Trafford on Saturday (17:00) following their loss against Sunderland and are precariously place in 17th position on the log.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

22 October 2016
Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur, Vitality Stadium 13:30
Arsenal v Middlesbrough, Emirates Stadium 16:00
Leicester City v Crystal Palace, King Power Stadium 16:00
Swansea City v Watford, Liberty Stadium 16:00
West Ham United v Sunderland, Olympic Stadium 16:00
Hull City v Stoke City, The KC Stadium 16:00
Burnley v Everton, Turf Moor 16:00
Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion, Anfield 18:30
23 October 2016
Manchester City v Southampton, Etihad Stadium 14:30
Chelsea v Manchester United, Stamford Bridge 17:00
29 October 2016
Sunderland v Arsenal, Stadium of Light 13:30
Manchester United v Burnley, Old Trafford 16:00
Middlesbrough v Bournemouth, Riverside Stadium 16:00
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City, The Hawthorns 16:00
Watford v Hull City, Vicarage Road 16:00
Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City, White Hart Lane 16:00
Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Selhurst Park 18:30
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Will Jose Mourinho lead Manchester United to the English Premiership title in 2016/17?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.