Van Gaal: Man Utd's Van Persie my No9 - okay?!!

Holland coach Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is his No9. There is debate in Van Persie's homeland that he's better in the second striker role.

Holland coach Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is his No9.

There is debate in Van Persie's homeland that he's better in the second striker role.

But Van Gaal snapped: "I thought I'd already made this clear!

"Robin is in my eyes a number 9, a striker. So I select him for that position."

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