Manchester United fans finally wear a smile on their faces again after Saturday evening’s 2-0 triumph over Swansea City.
They obtained the result without talismanic forward Robin van Persie.
Reports today suggest the Dutchman will be ruled out for a further six weeks with a recurrence of the thigh injury that has so far disrupted his season.
Manchester United have endured a wretched start to 2014 without him, losing three consecutive games for the first time since 2001 – in three different competitions.
Tottenham inflicted a fourth home Premier League defeat of the season on them on New Years Day, whilst Swansea dumped Moyes’ boys out of the FA Cup with a last minute winner last Sunday.
United then went on to lose to Sunderland in the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final, and Moyes is now facing an FA enquiry for his comments made after the game regarding the match officials.
All in all, United’s woeful start to 2014 could be considered enough to make anyone jump ship – something we can reveal is exactly what Robin Van Persie had done, after this viral image was leaked on the internet.
Maybe the little boy inside him told him to do it?
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