The Dutchman’s future has filled the back pages for weeks after declaring his intention not to sign a new contract at the Emirates. The likes of Manchester City and Juventus have both been heavily linked but United have won the race for last seasons Premier League top scorer.
The 29-year-old will now head to Old Trafford on Thursday to undergo a medical and agree personal terms. A statement on Arsenal.com read:
Arsenal Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for the transfer of Robin van Persie to Manchester United.
Van Persie will travel to Manchester on Thursday in order to agree personal terms and complete a medical ahead of the proposed move.
Further updates will feature on Arsenal.com in due course.
The BBC claim United will pay the Gunners £24m for their skipper, who will sign a four-year contract with United and the deal should be completed before the new Premier League season kicks off this Saturday.
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