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Simon Mullock of Mirror Football reports that van Persie is determined to leave Manchester United in the summer and is prepared to miss out on a £10 million loyalty bonus in order to make the move happen.
Van Persie has occasionally cut a frustrated figure this season and is reportedly interested in a switch to Juventus—a club that pursued the striker before he left Arsenal for Old Trafford in 2012.
Robin van Persie is ready to quit Manchester United.
The Dutchman is a target for Italian giants Juventus and is open to a move to Italy after becoming disillusioned with life at Old Trafford.
Sunday Mirror Sport can reveal that if RVP leaves he will miss out on a £10 million loyalty bonus he is due to receive if he spends the final two years of his contract with the champions.
But his head has been turned by renewed interest from Turin during a season of turmoil at United.
However, United are not keen to offload one of their most important players—although van Persie believes he will be able to move on should United recoup most of what they spent on him.
The report continues:
United have privately stressed that the 30-year-old is not for sale.
But sources close to the player believe a deal can be done if Juventus offer the Reds a decent return on the £24 million they paid Arsenal 19 months ago and are also able to get close to Van Persie’s current £250,000-a-week wages.
Van Persie was tempted by a switch to Serie A when he decided to quit Arsenal in 2012.
But he was persuaded to join United when Sir Alex Ferguson’s refusal to take no for an answer prompted him to turn his back on Juventus and Manchester City.
Tom Hopkinson and Steve Bates of Mirror Football also report that United will only let van Persie leave if they secure £58 million-rated striker Edinson Cavani from PSG as his replacement.