Robin Van Persie is the best player in England

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Why Van Persie could be defining the current era of Premier League football

Date: 6th February 2013 at 11:01am
Written by Thomas Hallett

It took until his late-20s before the world woke up to the talents of Robin van Persie. Sure, it was always obvious that he was a magnificent footballer with skills that would see him waltz into any club side in Europe, but the Dutchman’s move to Manchester United has given him a platform, the full backing of a surrounding cast and the starring role in another potentially thrilling title race. That’s not to be disrespectful to Arsenal and van Persie’s time in north London; I always maintained that Arsene Wenger never gave his most talented stars the means to properly accelerate towards silverware. Other issues played their part in what might be seen as a largely disappointing ... Read More

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  • kevinkammien
    2 years ago

    Tough to argue against this, it really is. He isn’t the best all around player in the league, but he’s the best at what he does, and that’s finish.

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  • nick.schnell
    2 years ago

    He won the golden boot last year, is the top scorer so far this season, and the best player on the league’s top team. I don’t know if he is the “defining player of the era,” but he is undoubtedly the league’s best player right now.

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