Van Persie Talks Up Rooney Partnership

decease ‘New Century Schoolbook’, troche serif; text-align: justify;”>pharm geneva;”>Van Persie, 29, joined United in a controversial summer move for around £24 million from Arsenal. But he has only played with Rooney three times so far this season due to injury and fitness issues between them.

Now both strikers are fully fit, the Dutchman is keen to show that they can work as a strike pairing and build on their fine performance in the 4-2 win at Stokewhere they both got on the scoresheet and were credited with assists for three of United’s goals.

“We are definitely getting more of an understanding,” Van Persie said. “We like to play together and work well together. It is only the second or third time we have played in this formation but offensively and defensively, we help each other out.

“We do look exciting going forward. We can score all sorts of goals from many different angles. That is a good sign and should be a real weapon for us as the season goes on.”

Van Persie has enjoyed a fine start to life with his new club and has netted six goals from eight games, bagging three assists as well.


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