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Man Utd striker Van Persie: I reckon I can go to 42

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie wants to play well into his 40's.

Van Persie told Inside United that he still loves playing the beautiful game and plans to prolong his career for another 12 years.

"Ideally, I want to play until I'm 40 - maybe I can even stretch that to 42 - but that's what I want because this is what I love doing and it's what I've done my whole life," he said.

"I want to stretch out this experience as long as possible because I like it so much. My goal is to play 22 years of professional football and I want to experience as many good moments as I can."

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