Van Persie’s New Jersey Number

Robin van Persie will wear the Arsenal No 10 shirt next season.

via : Arsenal.com

The Dutchman has taken on the number vacated by William Gallas, whose contract ended on June 30.

Van Persie follows in the footsteps of his compatriot Dennis Bergkamp, who donned the No 10 shirt during his Arsenal days.

Owen joins Manchester United in shock move

Of all good strikers.. why Owen?

Michael Owen has been confirmed as a Manchester United player. The striker has signed a two-year deal to play at Old Trafford and no transfer was paid as the former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Newcastle forward was a free agent.

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Michael Owen: A free agent who joins on a deal believed to be incentivised
United manager Sir Alex Ferguson happily confirmed the deal saying, “Michael is a world class forward with a proven goalscoring record at the highest level and that has never been in question. Coming to Manchester United with the expectations that we have is something that Michael will relish”

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