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

Yesterday, 07:22
Casey Stoney of Arsenal Ladies (right) tries to put Chelsea's Fran Kirby under pressure

Defender Casey Stoney has demanded that the Gunners show more hunger for battle as they attempt to recover from their limp defeat to Chelsea.

Wed, 17:21
London Blitz

London Blitz maintained their excellent play-off record in Scotland as they beat East Kilbride Pirates 19-7 to advance to their 10th consecutive BritBowl final.

Wed, 17:19
International training camp at Fighting Fit fencing club, Mount Carmel School. Pic: Dieter Perry

Archway club Fighting Fit launched their new season this week with an international training camp that attracted some of the world’s best young fencers.

Wed, 17:00
Highgate Harriers' Nina Anderson. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers sprinter Nina Anderson may have finished top of the UK ratings in both of her events this year, but the 43-year-old has been disappointed with her progress in 2015.

Most read sport

Competitions

Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Digital Edition

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


Our trusted business finder