7 Insane Robin Van Persie Stats No One Talks About

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7 Insane Robin Van Persie Stats No One Talks About
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When people talk about the all-time greatest strikers in the Premier League, names such as Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Andy Cole and Michael Owen are quick to be mentioned. 

However, Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, who may well be the club's next captain with Louis van Gaal in charge, is probably being sold short when it comes to his reputation as a striker in this league.

Do you know how many players have a better goals-per-game rate than Van Persie? Do you know where his scoring record ranks amongst all the Dutch players to compete in this league? Do you know how he compares to the top scorers in the Champions League?

It turns out that Van Persie probably deserves more credit than he gets, if these statistics are anything to go by.

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