Evra says Van Persie made right decision to quit Arsenal
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:37
Evra says Van Persie made right decision to quit Arsenal
London: Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has said that star striker Robin van Persie was right to leave Arsenal, adding that it has been proved by his club`s Premier League title triumph.

The Dutchman, who infuriated Arsenal fans by quitting their team to join rivals United in a 24 million-pound transfer last year, played a key role in United regaining the English title with his goals.

Winning the title more than justifies Van Persie`s decision to quit a club which has gone eight years without a trophy, Evra said in an interview.

Evra further said that he cannot understand why he has been subjected to abuse from Arsenal`s fans, adding that they have forgotten the Dutch player`s contributions for Arsenal.

Although Van Persie was subjected to abuse from Arsenal supporters on his first return to the Emirates Stadium for Sunday`s 1-1 draw with the Gunners, he showed respect for Arsenal by opting not to celebrate his penalty equalizer despite the hostile reception.


First Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:37

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