Van Persie is getting better at United, claims Van Gaal

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The Dutch national team coach has insisted that the former hit-man has been improving his game since his move to Old Trafford before the start of the ongoing 2012/13 season. manager, Louis van Gaal, has heaped praise on Manchester United striker, Robin van Persie, and has insisted that the 29-year-old has further developed his skills since arriving at Old Trafford.
The Dutch talisman, who joined the Red Devils in the summer of 2012 after making close to 200 Premier League appearances for Arsenal, has thus far staged dazzling shows since his £24 million move to Old Trafford.
Netting 15 goals in 21 games in all competitions, the Dutchman has already established himself as one of the most threatening players at Old Trafford.
And the Oranje head coach has nothing but praise for the talented striker, and has admitted that the former Ferguson.
“ is getting ­better and better - it's incredible. He is a super ­professional player who really knows what he wants from his ­career and how he will achieve it. I have never seen any player reach Robin's age and still improve as a footballer”,
Van Gaal said while talking to reporters.
The former boss went on to insist that leaving the Gunners for United has been a good move for the 29-year-old striker.
“Moving to United has been good for him - and it has been good for Holland”, Van Gaal added.
The veteran Dutch tactician also revealed that Van Persie, who has thus far represented the Oranje in 71 games since making his debut in June 2005, has always remained a hard working player, and has never shown any sign of lack of commitment.
“I had never worked with him ­before and the first thing he told me was that if I kept him on the bench he would work even harder to prove me wrong. He said he would never walk away from Holland - and I ­absolutely loved that about him”, Van Gaal concluded.
Van Persie would be keen to continue performing brightly while wearing United colours, and help his side lift the English Premier League title come the end of the 2012/13 season.



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