Sun, 19 Aug 2012 19:21:52 GMT | By IANS

Van Persie to make United debut Monday: Ferguson

London: Arsenal striker Robin van Persie will make his debut in a Manchester United shirt against Everton Monday, manager Alex Ferguson said Thursday.


Van Persie to make United debut Monday: Ferguson (© Reuters)

United have already agreed a transfer fee with Arsenal and the deal is subject to the Dutch forward signing a contract and passing a medical.

"Alex Ferguson confident Robin Van Persie will make debut against Everton Monday," United said on their official Twitter.

The Everton away game will be United's first league fixture of the new season.

Van Persie joined Arsenal in 2004 and has since made 277 appearances, scoring 132 goals.

He has scored 29 times for the Netherlands in 68 appearances.

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