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In Sunday 5 May edition:
* Sir Alex column
* Robin van Persie interview
* 20th title feature
* Craig Burley interview
* Season Ticket news
* Peter Schmeichel column
* And more...
one” that he would get his hands on silverware this season.
He had only one major honour – an FA Cup winners’ medal in 2005 – to show for his eight-season spell at Arsenal when he joined United. Nine months later and he’s already a Barclays Premier League champion.
Certainly, van Persie’s decision to leave the North London club at which he was captain and talisman appears to have been vindicated.
“I wouldn’t have moved if I’d had doubts. Instead, from day one I was almost certain we’d win trophies – not in a couple of years but this year. I saw the players training, I saw the way they behaved, the way they lived, their mentality, the way the staff worked, the way the manager and the staff acted... When all those elements combine you end up with a team of champions."
Van Persie speaks in detail in Sunday’s matchday programme about winning the league, his potential Golden Boot and