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This seems to be the transfer saga that will draw out for the rest of summer.
Where will Robin van Persie end up? Who will finally land the in-demand Dutchman?
It seems that Manchester City are still very much in the running for the Arsenal striker who enjoyed a fantastic campaign last time out.
Roberto Mancini is a known admirer of van Persie, and his goals would certainly add to City’s already-impressive striking options.
But the question is, does van Persie want to go to Manchester City or would he prefer a move to either Manchester United or Juventus?
City would be the hardest side for van Persie to get into, what with the competition for places so fierce. United have nothing really apart from Wayne Rooney and Juventus have a weaker attack still.
If money or silverware are what motivates van Persie then he may arrive at the Etihad as City look to have a squad strong enough o challenge on all fronts for the coming season.
Fact or Fiction: Fact. Somehow I think that van Persie will end up a Manchester City player. Roberto Mancini seems to want him at the club and it looks like he will replace Edin Dzeko in City’s attack for next season.