Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby swipe right » Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:30 am

Let’s be clear. On his day van Persie was outstanding. But those days were few and far between. In his 11 seasons in England he only hit 30 goals in all competitions twice. Once for us and once for United. He only hit more than 20 goals twice. That means he had seven seasons that were absolute mediocre. He spent about three years between 2005-2008 injured and completely useless to us. The same people who criticize Wengers patience laud van Persie. When frankly you couldn’t have one without the other. An ambitious manager would have dumped vanPersie in the Erevedise in 2005.
It’s a different story with Cesc who carried the club on his back for most of his time. I can’t think of more value for money than any other player in our history.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Marsbar100 » Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:20 am

Talent wise RVP was up there with Henry and bergkamp, goals aren't everything bergkamp only hit 20 goals all comps once.

I agree about cesc though got goals and assists but most importantly which what puts above an ozil is he dominated games with his quick thinking, he didn't f**k around on the ball he got it and distributed it up the field quickly.

Fabregas was Wengerball really.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby swipe right » Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:26 am

Would have loved to see van Persie and Ozil play together. I think their style and movement would complement one another.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Zenith » Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:55 am

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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Angelito » Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:48 pm



ManU legend, van Persie.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby swipe right » Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:13 pm

Nobody cares. Footnote in both clubs history.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Ach » Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:33 pm

Does he not know what rapid fire means?

I answered the same questions asap

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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Angelito » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:41 am

Oh, you should watch the Giggs one.

It goes something like: Iniesta or Scholes, the more influential player in Spain's World Cup winning side?

Giggs: Oohhhh, that's a tough on. But just by a hair, Scholes.

Interviewer: Pogba or Carrick, who is a bigger French icon?

Giggs: Oohhhh... Carrick.

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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Va-Va-Voom » Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:07 am

2nd most naturally talented player in PL history after Dennis.

Also had the most aesthetically pleasing technique I've ever seen.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby swipe right » Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:13 am

Not a big player when the only thing you’re proud of is one great season at a club that’s had 19 before you showed up.
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Re: Robin van Persie ~ The Flying Dutchman

Postby Phil71 » Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:19 am

Just superb.

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