UK time is: 20:02:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Sir Alex on Van Persie Capture

Having swayed this way and that, it was something of a relief to see the transfer of Robin Van Persie finally go through.

The acquisition of the Dutchman has provided United with a fine attacking platform from which an assault on the Premier League title can be made.

Discussing the signing of the Dutch striker, Sir Alex Ferguson was visibly bubbling and enthused about a comparison with a previous era when he commented,

"It`s great to have a player of Van Persie`s quality to come into the squad as it is. I`m really pleased. Rooney and Van Persie are two fantastic players and it`s tremendous to have them both."

"What it gives us is more strength and combinations up front."

"Going back to the 1999 season, we had Yorke, Cole, Sherringham and Solskjaer, the four best strikers in Europe."

"We`re getting towards that now, with Wayne, Robin, Chicharito and Danny Welbeck."

"It`s a fantastic collection of players. I just hope that I pick the right combinations."


It certainly is and with the acquisition of Shinji Kagawa I`m confident that we can, once again, put City on the back-foot and reclaim our title.

How about you?



Vital Man United on: facebook


Vital Man United on: twitter


Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 17 2012

Time: 4:02PM

Your Comments

I was confident we could reclaim our title pre-RVP but no doubt the signing of him will make us that much more stronger and likely. Shame we don't have a midfield with the quality of the 1999 squad though, though I do believe if we drop Rooney into the CM role that would easily be fixed.
TheFamousNo7
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Vital United MOTM v Burnley (a) (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Cleverley Does Join Villa (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Welbeck Goes to Arsenal (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Cleverley Stay`s (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Hernandez Gets His Dream Move (Tuesday September 2 2014)

So How Was It For You? (Tuesday September 2 2014)

That Falcao Deal? (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Falcao Set For United Move (Monday September 1 2014)

Welbeck Off On Loan? (Monday September 1 2014)

Vidic - Nightmare Start! (Monday September 1 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. MotorMad 14
2. TheFamousNo7 14
3. Kanchelskis 3

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 -1 3
12. Q.P.R. 3 1 0 2 -4 3
13. Sunderland 3 0 2 1 -1 2
14. Man Utd 3 0 2 1 -1 2
15. Leicester City 3 0 2 1 -2 2
16. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2
17. Everton 3 0 2 1 -3 2

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Reds Rejected Borini Offers
Liverpool : 02/09/2014 19:09:00
Cleverley - Villa Decision Was An Easy One
Aston Villa : 02/09/2014 18:18:00
Fitness Is The Key For Morrison & Davidson
WBA : 02/09/2014 17:58:00
New 5 Year Deal for Cesar
Chelsea : 02/09/2014 17:43:00
Mane Deals Also Goes Through
Southampton : 02/09/2014 17:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are You Pleased with United's Transfer Window Dealings?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Yes! 100%
No! 0%
Ask me in 3 months! 0%