Robin van Persie has scored 25 goals in the league for United this season but only one of them has been in front of the Stretford End. Our Dutchman vows to make amends to this statistic.
“I’ve also scored quite a few goals in the second half at Old Trafford, but in those games it’s just so happened that we’d changed ends and we were attacking the Stretford End in the first half,” he said. “I don’t understand it. I want to score more goals there, though. In fact, I promise I will score more goals at the Stretford End. I’m aware of the statistic and it’s time to change it!”
Van Persie thoroughly enjoyed celebrating the title win after our 3-0 win over Aston Villa but he is still desperate to get his hands on the trophy.
“This is the feeling you dream of,” he told the official site. “Everything is about lifting the trophy. There were some great pictures taken after the Aston Villa game, on the pitch and inside the dressing room, but there was one thing missing from them all: the trophy. That’s the picture that will be framed in my house: me, lifting the Barclays Premier League trophy. I can’t wait for that moment.”
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