Man Utd striker Van Persie sees Eredivisie blockbuster with Van Gaal
The United striker is currently undergoing a rehabilitation programme as he recovers from a knee injury at the Dutch FA's base in Zeist.
But he began his career with Ajax's bitter rivals Feyenoord and so it was a surprise when he turned up in Arnhem given that the Amsterdam club would clinch the title if they won and other results went in their favour.
Van Persie has spoken glowingly about Van Gaal, who has a huge managerial pedigree.
For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball