Robin van Persie scores stunning free-kick for Fenerbahce

Published 1 Comments

Football News

It's fair to say Robin van Persie's short time in Fenerbahce has not hit the levels expected when he first departed Manchester United

The Dutch forward was the marquee signing of the summer in the Turkish Super Lig following his £3.84 million move from Old Trafford. 

However, having spent a lot of time on the bench in his final season with the Red Devils, the 32-year-old has continued that trend at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium.


Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250-word test article:

The former Arsenal forward has still chipped in with three league goals for Fener despite only making the same amount of starts.

Despite this, Holland's all-time top goalscorer has had to contend with playing second fiddle to Brazilian Fernandao, much to his displeasure.

But he was handed his fourth start by manager Vítor Pereira for the game with Kayserispor and showed exactly why he feels he should be the star striker.

On the half hour mark, Van Persie lined up a free-kick from all of 30-yards and smashed it with his left foot, leaving Kayacan Erdogan helpless.

The forward has recently been linked with a surprise move to Barcelona. If he can produce moments of quality like this then he would be a fantastic impact substitute at the Camp Nou.

He may be determined to make a success of his time in Turkey, given the euphoria that accompanied his signature, but the lure of one final hoorah at the Catalan club may be too good to turn down.

Is Robin van Persie good enough to play for Barcelona? Have your say in the comments section below!

Premier League
Manchester United
Robin Van Persie

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again