Search

Arsenal agree fee with Manchester United for Robin van Persie

19:27 15 August 2012

Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie's will travel to Manchester tomorrow. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Transfer news: Robin van Persie is set to join the Red Devils, subject to agreeing personal terms

Arsenal and Manchester United have agreed terms for Dutch striker Robin van Persie.

The Dutchman announced last month that he didn’t want to sign a new contract with the Gunners leading him to be linked with moves to Manchester City and Juventus.

But it appears that the Red Devils have won the race for the 29-year-old.

“Arsenal Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for the transfer of Robin van Persie to Manchester United,” a statement on the Gunners’ official site read.

Van Persie will travel to Manchester on Thursday in order to agree personal terms and complete a medical ahead of the proposed move.”

The following appeared on the Red Devils’ official website: “Manchester United is pleased to announce it has reached agreement with Arsenal Football Club for the transfer of Robin Van Persie.

“The deal is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms. A further announcement will be made in due course.”

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Thu, 11:46
Joe Burns in action for Leicestershire. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Justin Langer, Chris Rogers and more recently Adam Voges… there are some distinguished footsteps for Middlesex’s latest Australian import Joe Burns to try and follow.

Wed, 23:06
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger conceded that his players were still drained from their efforts against Manchester United after being held by Sunderland on Wednesday night.

Wed, 16:03
Mustard celebrate their third goal against Clapton Rangers. Pics Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Mustard are through to the Jack Walpole Cup final after seeing off the challenge of Clapton Rangers in a thrilling 4-3 victory.

Most read sport

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder