The view from the Netherlands

The unfashionable Van Wolfswinkel

December 13, 2011
By Ernst Bouwes
Although Robin van Persie is the current top goalscorer in the Premier League, another Dutch striker has recently grabbed the headlines ahead of a potential struggle between Manchester United and Chelsea for his signature. That man is Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

According to England's tabloids, both United and Chelsea are scouting Van Wolfswinkel of Sporting Lisbon. In September, he was crowned as Portuguese Player of the Month and by the end of October he had scored 11 goals in the first 12 ...

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