Old Trafford star strongly linked with Nou Camp switch.
Man United are reportedly expecting Robin Van Persie to hand a transfer request ahead of the January transfer window according to Sports Direct News.
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This source claims that Man United are ready to listen to offers for the 30 year old and that a £37m asking price has been placed on the Dutch international.
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The former Arsenal man is apparently unhappy with life under David Moyes though this has not prevented the forward from netting 10 goals in 15 appearances thus far this term.
Moyes moved to quash speculation about an imminent transfer request following Man United’s weekend defeat to Newcastle United though this hasn’t stemmed the flow of news stories covering the possibility of Van Persie’s departure from the Premier League title holders.
With Lionel Messi out injured Gerardo Martino has targeted Van Persie, who he may feel is a more adept central striking option than in-form Chilean Alexis Sanchez.
Indeed with Messi fully fit the Nou Camp boss may feel that the chance to field a front three including the Argentine, young Brazilian Neymar and Van Persie as too good an opportunity to pass up.
One would imagine Man United would fight off any interest in Van Persie, who netted 30 goals in his debut season.
If Van Persie genuinely doesn’t feel that Moyes can succeed at Man United then he may well feel compelled to consider his options and the chance to reunite with former Arsenal team-mates Cesc Fabregas and Alex Song may also be a motivating factor to making a move to join the La Liga side.
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