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Fergie Confirms Robin Van Persie Offer

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed he has submitted a bid for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie, but confirms other clubs are interested

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Fegie has confirmed bidding for Robin Van Persie.

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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed bidding for Arsenal striker Robin van Persie.

The Scot told the clubs official website that he has made a move for the 28-year-old Dutchman, who has been subject to intense speculation over his future in recent weeks.

Van Persie threw his Emirates future in to doubt after declaring his intention not to sign a new contract with Arsenal due to concerns over the clubs ambitions.

Fergie claims that Arsenal are the ones who have leaked the news of United’s bid, and also confirms he faces competition to land the Holland striker, with rivals Manchester City and Italians champions Juventus the other clubs believed to be interested.

Ferguson told

“Obviously Arsenal have given out the fact that we’ve made a bid for him,”

“We try to keep business as close as possible to us until the moment we conclude a deal. There’s no point talking about something that might not happen.

“There are other clubs interested in the player. We’ve shown an interest and that’s where we’re at at the moment.”

Van Persie is expected to be left behind to resolve his future as the Gunners squad head off to Asia on Saturday to continue their pre-season preparations.

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