Date: 15th August 2012 at 7:29pm
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Both Arsenal and Manchester United’s official websites have confirmed tonight that the two clubs have reached an agreement over the transfer of Robin van Persie to Manchester United. The BBC are reporting that the deal is believed to be in the region of £24m. The 29 year old has 1 year left on his deal.


A statement on the Arsenal website 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.