Despite initial concerns over whether the Dutch star would be able to recapture his Arsenal form of 2011-12 as a Manchester United player, it seems concerns have been firmly put to rest after the striker’s first six months at Old Trafford.
In the modern game, statistics, figures and number crunching are more pertinent than ever, providing us with some of the most in-depth coverage of those we’re watching.
With a player as prolific as Robin van Persie, the stats, as well as the impact he has when playing, become almost as relevant a past time as watching the player on the pitch.
That being the case, let’s look at the Dutchman’s season so far and break his continuing success down to its core.
All statistics used are sourced via EPLIndex.com.