Robin van Persie appears to be heading to the exit door at Manchester United after manager Louis Van Gaal refused to confirm whether the striker would remain at the club next season.
The Dutchman has failed to hit the heights of the last few years, as the problems with injuries have reappeared once again in his life. Van Persie has averaged one goal in every two matches in the last two seasons and this is not seen as being good enough for a club like United. After featuring very rarely in the second half of the campaign, it is widely speculated that van Persie could be sold in the summer.
The striker’s contract runs out in 12 months and he has not been offered a new deal yet. Rather than let him leave on a free, United would rather sell him in the upcoming summer and receive some transfer fee instead. Wayne Rooney has become the club’s first choice striker in the last couple of months. Van Persie has started only one match since February. Even though it has been primarily due to injuries, poor form has also been attributed to his absence. This season, he has managed only 10 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions. Continue reading Robin van Persie appears to be heading to the exit door at Manchester United