Manchester United have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sign Robin van Persie from Arsenal.
The announcement comes after
an intense period of negotiations
and is subject to Dutch striker
Van Persie passing a medical test
and agreeing personal terms.
“Manchester United is pleased to
announce it has reached
agreement with Arsenal Football
Club for the transfer of Robin Van
Persie,” said a club statement.
“The deal is subject to a medical
and the agreement of personal
terms. A further announcement
will be made in due course.”
It is not anticipated there will be
any problems with either
remaining part of the deal.
And providing it goes through
without a hitch, Van Persie could
face Everton in United’s opening
Premier League game at
Goodison Park on Monday.
No fee has been confirmed by
United, although it is believed to
be around the £20m mark, with
further payments to Arsenal
depending upon success in the
It has been suggested Van Persie
will sign a four-year deal