The Dutchman, who turns 32 in August, has recently admitted that his desire to start more games may play a factor in his future this summer. With the European Championships approaching in 2016, Van Persie may be tempted by a move to Serie A Champions and Champions League Finalists, Juventus. The departure of Robin Van Persie from . Manchester United looks more likely with each subsequent day. The 31 year old endured a tumultuous year at Old Trafford, starting only 26 games and scoring a dismal 10 goals in all competitions. Van Persie fell down the pecking order as Louis Van Gaal opted to field Wayne Rooney as a lone striker towards the end of his campaign and was also stripped of penalty duties following his failed spotkick in the loss to West Bromwich Albion. With United set to bolster their squad with a transfer spree of 200 million, Van Persie would likely be relegated to the role of an […]

Louis van Gaal believes David De Gea will stay at Manchester United despite reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has expressed fresh optimism in keeping goalkeeper David De Gea at Old Trafford.De Gea, who was named Manchester United’s player of the season for the second straight campaign, has been a stalwart in net for Van Gaal’s side, but has been linked to a move to Real Madrid in the summer, despite a lucrative contract offer in hand from United.Just five days ago, Van Gaal expressed he felt powerless to persuade the Spanish international from leaving. Friday, however, saw the Dutch coach with renewed hope. “I believe still that David de Gea will stay and I want to play him against Hull City because I have to put my strongest team,” van Gaal said.”David trained for the first time today (Friday) but I cannot say if he is able to play. We […]