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Giggs: Van Persie quickly bought into Man Utd culture

Ryan Giggs says Robin van Persie's arrival at Manchester United has been smooth. Giggs admits getting off the mark has helped the former Arsenal captain.

"When you start off scoring that always helps you bed in,'' Giggs told the Telegraph of Van Persie.

"When you score a hat-trick in your second start [against Southampton] it's a dream start. Robin has carried on scoring [seven in nine]. His performances have been good.''

The arrival of a superstar is rare at United. "

It doesn't happen very often. The manager likes to buy young players and groom them. When you buy a ready-made world-class player we are good at acknowledging the qualities they've got and welcoming them to the club.

"Robin's come into an environment that's good to work in, to train in. We've always had a good team spirit, always worked hard in training. Robin has bought in to that.''

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