Van Gaal admits speaking with Man Utd target Van Persie about future

Holland coach Louis van Gaal admits he's spoken with Arsenal striker Robin van Persie about his future.
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Holland coach Louis van Gaal admits he's spoken with Arsenal striker Robin van Persie about his future.

Van Persie is the subject of a bid from Manchester United.

Van Gaal told a press conference aired on Sky Sports: "I think the player always has to decide for himself.

"When he wants he can ask me for advice but then I'll speak to him, not to you."

He added: "I had the conversation and it was unbelievable. A great and high level, not only at a human side but also in the football vision. It was one of the best meetings I've had with an individual player."

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