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TOP FIVE Moments of Glorious Nostalgia for Manchester United Fans of a Certain age

TOP FIVE Moments of Glorious Nostalgia for Manchester United Fans of a Certain age

Normally here at TOP FIVE Towers we take our responsibilities very seriously. We pick a theme and stick to it, occasionally tweaking it to serve our purposes, but generally being committed to the core principle of the listicle. Not this month. This month it’s different. United are rubbish and are drowning in a sea of [...]

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Jones: My favourite derby was when RvP scored a late winner

Phil Jones has reflected on his favourite derby, which was in December 2012, when Robin van Persie scored an injury time winner. I’d go for the one when Robin scored the winner when we were 2-0 up. They came back to 2-2 and then Robin curled one in late on. It was a great day. [...]

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Van Persie: I’m not happy in Turkey

Van Persie: I’m not happy in Turkey

Robin van Persie left Manchester United for Fenerbahce this summer after failing to impress Louis van Gaal last season. Since arriving in Turkey, he has spent most of the season on the bench, and has played 90 minutes on just one occasion. Van Persie came off the bench in his team’s victory over Bursaspor on [...]

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Heroes

Heroes

People love a hero. Throughout history, we have put various figures on pedestals. We have erected statues of warriors of old, gathered in our thousands to watch great musicians perform their art, created fantastical worlds of men and women who possess wondrous superpowers. As for football, the innumerable heroes it continually unearths is one of [...]

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LvG: I sold RvP because he didn’t contribute enough

LvG: I sold RvP because he didn’t contribute enough

Last season, only three outfield players started more games for Manchester United than Robin van Persie, yet he only managed 10 goals in the league. Louis van Gaal persisted with the striker even when it was clear he wasn’t up to the job anymore. Van Gaal has today revealed that he did protect Van Persie [...]

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Goodbye RVP – Perhaps Not A MUFC Legend, But His 12/13 Was The Stuff Of Legend

Goodbye RVP – Perhaps Not A MUFC Legend, But His 12/13 Was The Stuff Of Legend

As the dust settled on Old Trafford’s recent flurry of transfer activity, among the excitement and fanfare of the arrivals of Schweinsteiger, Schneiderlin and Darmian as well as the commotion of the team setting off on their pre-season tour, Robin van Persie said his goodbyes and readied himself to board a plane of his own. [...]

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Van Persie: I knew I would be leaving United this summer

Robin van Persie has been unveiled as a Fenebahce player today, after completing his £4.8m transfer. The Dutchman had just one year remaining on his contract and has admitted today he knew that this season would be his last at Manchester United. It was a situation where I could see it coming, if I’m really [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie’s United highlights

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PICTURES: Robin van Persie’s United career

PICTURES: Robin van Persie’s United career

After Robin van Persie’s transfer to Fenerbahce was confirmed, the Dutch striker took to Twitter to thank the fans. After 11 great years in the Premier League, I have taken on a new challenge at Fenerbahce! Really excited to get started and get to know the beautiful city of Istanbul. Thank you to all the [...]

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PICTURES: Van Persie on his way to Fenerbahce

PICTURES: Van Persie on his way to Fenerbahce

    Fenerbahce have released a statement confirming that Robin van Persie is on his way to Turkey for a medical after a £4.7m fee has been agreed. Van Persie has since posted photographs on his Instagram and Twitter account.  

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Nani: Van Persie should join me at Fenerbahce

Nani: Van Persie should join me at Fenerbahce

Having been unveiled as a Fenerbahce player, Nani has urged Robin van Persie to join him in Turkey. Reports this week claimed that the Dutch striker had agreed personal terms with the club, but his agent has since denied that. I haven’t had the chance to talk with Robin van Persie yet. But if he [...]

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Van Persie is NOT in negotiations with another club

After a report in The Guardian this week claimed that Robin van Persie had agreed personal terms with Fenerbahce, the player’s agent, Kees Vos, has claimed there have been no negotiations. If there were negotiations with a club, we’d announce it. I’m just in Holland right now. What I can say is that Robin will [...]

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Besiktas want RvP for shirt sales

With Robin van Persie desperate for first team football next season, ahead of Euro 2016, Besiktas director, Yalcin Kaya Yilmaz, has confirmed their interested in signing the Dutch striker. If the conditions are right and if he also wants to come we are willing to make an offer even if it would push us to [...]

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RvP: I’m not worried about my United future

Robin van Persie has hinted over recent weeks that his future in football may not be at Manchester United, depending on what the club want to do. The Dutch striker has today claimed that he’s not worried about his future and is planning on staying at United, unless we decide to move him on. Am [...]

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RvP: United situation is difficult and strange

Robin van Persie has a year left on his current contract and, on the back of two poor seasons, will likely be considering a future away from the club. It’s a strange, difficult situation. A new situation, that’s a better word. I have to think in a realistic way. It’s my ambition to play the [...]

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