Sunderland boss O'Neill: Van Persie making difference for Man Utd

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill was full of praise for Robin van Persie after defeat at Manchester United.
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Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill was full of praise for Robin van Persie after defeat at Manchester United.

Van Persie scored his 15th goal of the campaign as United recorded a 3-1 win.

"Robin van Persie was a great purchase," said O'Neill.

"It means Manchester United are capable of scoring goals because Wayne Rooney is a top quality player as well. Whilst their main players stay fit Manchester United are capable of winning the league."

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