The Telegraph’s Mark Ogden writes...
Van Persie believes United can succeed under Moyes
Robin van Persie says Manchester United will prove wrong any rival clubs who view the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson as a sign of weakness at Old Trafford. With Ferguson vacating his position after almost 27 years in charge, though, Van Persie admits that the club’s title rivals could be boosted by the change of management at United. But the Dutch forward insists that he and his team-mates are determined to prove that success can continue under Moyes. “Of course, they can think what they what to think and they may think that we are weaker now,” Van Persie said. “But it doesn’t matter to us. What matters to us is the way that we work. Trust me, we will work very hard. It’s a huge challenge to all of us and its one we are looking forward to. Of course, we have to improve to stay ahead of our rivals because over the last few years the English league has become better and better. Every single team has got harder to beat. When you go away you have to perform 100 per cent otherwise you may lose. But everyone wants to be successful and David Moyes