Robin van Persie wants to achieve greatness with Manchester United

Guardian

• Dutch striker completes £23m move to Old Trafford• Sir Alex Ferguson hails his new striker's maturityRobin van Persie has joined Manchester United to "achieve greatness", with the striker stating that the club are a perfect match for him and that he believes there is no bad feeling between him and Arsenal after the £23m transfer. Asked if he would like to win titles and European Cups at Old Trafford, the Holland striker said: "To do it again. I'd like to be part of that because they did it already. I didn't. That's what I'd like to do."The signing of Van Persie, who agreed a four-year deal worth at least £10m a-season, is a coup for Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester City were also interested. The Dutchman, 29, says he chose United over City because of their football heritage. "Manchester United breathe football in every aspect, for me it ...

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