Robin van Persie’s Return to Manchester United

Robin van Persie has returned to Manchester United, opting for the Red Devils over his former club Arsenal.

The Dutch footballer is currently at United’s training ground, Carrington, for a week to fulfill a requirement for his UEFA Pro Licence. United has graciously allowed Van Persie to observe first-team training sessions and engage in interviews with the staff.

According to reports from The Athletic, Van Persie is pursuing his UEFA Pro Licence, a process mandated by the Dutch FA, which involves studying at a foreign club. Van Persie specifically requested to visit Manchester United, a request granted by the club’s manager, Erik ten Hag.

Van Persie’s stay at Carrington extends until Thursday. Besides observing training sessions, he will also have the opportunity to interact with Ten Hag, assistant coach Mitchell van der Gaag, and football director John Murtough.

However, Van Persie won’t be the sole visitor from the Netherlands; he will be accompanied by two other Dutch coaches.

Over the weekend, Van Persie was spotted in the stands as Manchester United triumphed over West Ham at Old Trafford. Nevertheless, his presence didn’t sit well with Arsenal fans, who were displeased with their former star, especially as they hosted Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on the same day.

Van Persie’s decision to leave Arsenal, where he spent eight years and scored 132 goals in 278 appearances, to join Manchester United was met with controversy. Yet, it was with United that he tasted Premier League success, clinching the trop

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