Giggs was quick to praise Van Persieâ€™s performance and knows the former Arsenal man will be a key player in the coming months.
"The first goalâ€™s a brilliant goal,' he said. 'It just went over my head and the timing was brilliant and it was a great start for us.
"We hope Robin can produce the form that he showed last year."
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