Robin van Persie is set to serve out a two-match ban for taunting a former teammate whilst in action for Fenerbahce, according to reports.
The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker celebrated his goal in the 1-0 victory over archrivals Besiktas in the Turkish Cup earlier this month.
Van Persie did his celebration in front of Oguzhan Ozyakup – whom he knows from his time in the North London outfit. Both players clashed earlier when Besiktas defender Dusko Tosic was sent off. The defender was given the marching orders for a push on Van Persie in the 18-yard box.
Van Persie scored 18 minutes from the end of the game and he quickly sought out Ozyakup. He slid in front of the skipper for the opposing sides, provoking him. The player did not take the issue lightly, speaking strongly against his action after the match. Continue reading RVP GETS TWO-MATCH BAN