Robin Van Persie admitted that his successful career with Manchester United was greatly helped by the presence of two star figures in the club, Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes.
The legend of the Dutch National Team joined Manchester United in the 2012 summer transfer window. At that time, RvP was bought by the Red Devils from Arsenal. Although only three seasons survived at Old Trafford, Van Persie’s career there was fairly successful, especially in his debut season.
The 2012/13 season was Van Persie’s debut season at Manchester United, as well as Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season in the manager’s chair. He scored a number of important goals, leading Manchester United to win the Premier League for the last time until now.
Tells the story of his success together with the Red Devils, Van Persie claimed to be greatly helped by the presence of several figures in the squad. Including Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes.
“When you have players like Wayne, Carrick, Scholesy – sooner or later, they will find you. It feels very pleasant, “he told the official Manchester United website.
His 96 goals scored during costumed Manchester United is inseparable from the role of the three players. Van Persie considered that Rooney and Scholes gave him guarantees to get the ball in front of the opponent’s goal.
“That’s more important than now getting all the balls; The feeling that they can find you from various angles. Therefore, trust is always there. Sooner or later they will find me, so they can always feel positive, because you know the moment will come soon, “he concluded.
In its inaugural season, Van Persie won the Premier League and FA Community Shield titles along with Manchester United. In fact, it is the first and last English League title that this former Arsenal player got throughout his career.
After leaving Manchester United, Robin Van Persie played for Turkish club Fenerbahce. Then he joined his hometown club, Feyenoord and decided to hang up his boots in 2019.
Scholes has also retired, while Wayne Rooney is still actively playing.