Man United transfers: Robin van Persie coy on his Old Trafford future

Robin van Persie says that his Manchester United future is out of his hands

Robin van Persie has admitted that he doesn’t know if he will stay at Manchester United beyond his current contract.

The Dutch striker will turn 32 in August and his deal at Old Trafford is due to expire in the summer of 2016.

Van Persie, who moved to United from Arsenal back in the summer of 2012, is yet to discuss the possibility of him signing a new contract with the Red Devils.

And the Netherlands international says that his future beyond 2016 is currently out of his hands.

“It is not up to me,” Van Persie is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail.

“For the moment I am staying here for 18 months. That is it really. I can’t look into the future. I don’t know what is going to happen after that. We shall have to wait and see.”

Van Persie also issued his backing for United boss Louis van Gaal following his appointment last summer.

“I have known him for over two years now,” Van Persie added. “I know how he works. We believe in him.

“Everyone has his own thing to do. Him and his coaching staff and we as players. We are trying everything we can to win games, not only win games but win them in a nice way as well. That is a process. In that process we have to be honest. We have to give everything we can.”

The striker has scored eight goals and made two assists for Manchester United in the Premier League so far this season.

The former Arsenal captain played 23 minutes as United were held to a disappointing goalless draw by Cambridge United in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday night.

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