Man Utd To Tie Veteran To New 2-Year Deal – reports

Manchester United are set to reaffirm their commitment to Robin van Persie, with the Old Trafford club set to open talks over a new contract in the new year, as reported by the Daily Star.

The Dutch international’s contract expires at the end of next season, and as a result, Man Utd want to extend it.

To this end, they are hopeful of sealing a fresh agreement with the player which would add another two years onto his existing contract.

This comes as something of a surprise, given Van Persie’s current struggles.

His sensational first season, when he aided Alex Ferguson in winning a final Premier League title before his retirement, has been followed by a series of injury struggles.

He has summed up Man Utd’s malaise since the start of the season, struggling to turn in consistent displays.

Van Persie has been linked with a series of Turkey’s top clubs, but Man Utd are keen to renew his contract in order to not see him leave for free.


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