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Robin Van Persie bags August goal of the month award

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Robin van Persie's superb first goal against Swansea has been named Manchester United's goal of the month for August.

The Dutchman got his 2013/14 campaign up and running with a bang at the Liberty Stadium, setting his side on their way to an emphatic 4-1 win on the opening day of the season.

Van Persie's acrobatic effort accumulated 33% of the fans vote on Manchester United's official website - just 1% more than his second effort against Swansea, a thunderous effort from 20 yards.

Yet another goal from the game at the Liberty Stadium completes the top three- Danny Welbeck's sumptuous chip polled 30% of the votes on ManUtd.com.

Davide Petrucci and Jesse Lingard earned nominations for their goals with the U21's, and Sean Goss, Ruairi Croskery and James Wilson for the Under-18s.

Manchester United resume the defence of their Premier League crown after the international break against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday

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