Man Utd coach Meulensteen: You only need to tell Van Persie something once

Manchester United No2 Rene Meulensteen admits Robin van Persie is a joy to work with.

Manchester United No2 Rene Meulensteen admits Robin van Persie is a joy to work with.

Meulensteen says Van Persie has an almost photographic memory which helps the coaching staff get the best from him.

"Some medical students can remember a textbook from a single reading by heart, Robin possesses such a photographic memory for football situations. A word is enough," said the Dutchman.

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