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RVP plans to keep No. 20 next season

May 4, 2013
By Press Association
Robin van Persie intends to snub Manchester United's number nine shirt and stick with No. 20 -- to save fans having to shell out for another kit.

When van Persie arrived from Arsenal, the number nine shirt was still worn by Dimitar Berbatov, who did not leave for Fulham until the end of August.

Instead, the Dutchman inherited the 20 shirt worn by Brazilian defender Fabio prior to his loan move to QPR.

Manager Sir Alex Ferguson has offered Van Persie the chance to ...

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