A lack of playing time, coupled with a poor scoring return in the 2014/15 season, has left the future of Robin van Persie in serious doubt.
Many had expected Manchester United chief Louis van Gaal to make the Dutchman his captain upon arrival at Old Trafford, however Wayne Rooney was handed the role, and Van Persie was left to sit on the sidelines for large parts of the season. This has left many fans uncertain as to where Van Persie will end up in the summer transfer window.
In fact, as reported by Sky Sports, the Dutchman recently put his future in even more doubt, as he stated: "I must evaluate the situation. The club is doing that as well. I must consider what I really want."
This has fuelled speculation that he will be leaving the club, with Juventus thought to be long term admirers of the Holland international.
Van Persie went on to discuss his goal return from last season, insisting that he should have found the back of the net on more occasions.
He continued by saying: "People don't accept that I just scored 10," he added. "Actually that's a compliment because they expect more of me on the basis of what I can do.
"I was the club's second highest goal scorer together with Juan Mata and behind Wayne Rooney (14 goals)."
If Van Persie is to leave , then many fans would be sad to see him go, however does Van Persie really deserve to be left sitting on the bench at United?
Do you think he would fit in at Juventus, or where do you see Van Persie playing at the start of the 2015/2016 season? Wherever he ends up, one thing's for certain, this is unlikely to be a quickly resolved saga, and United will probably want to recoup at least half of what they paid in 2012 for the striker.
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