Arsenal v Manchester United

Fergie: Stop RVP to stop Arsenal

January 22, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson believes the key to defeating Arsenal is to nullify the threat of star striker Robin van Persie - a player the Scottish coach considered signing.

United and Arsenal lock horns in the Premier League at Emirates Stadium on Sunday, and Ferguson has pinpointed the quality of Van Persie, comparing the Dutchman to the likes of Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ferguson said in the Guardian: "It has become a case ...

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