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Fergie likens Van Persie to Cantona

December 25, 2012
By ESPN staff
Sir Alex Ferguson has likened Robin van Persie's impact at Manchester United to when Eric Cantona arrived at Old Trafford in 1992.

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United were left licking their wounds in the summer after being pipped to the Premier League title by Manchester City, but they made a statement of intent by swooping to sign Van Persie from Arsenal.

The Netherlands international has made a big ...

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