Van Persie Man Utd move makes him No1 shirt seller

Manchester United ace Robin van Persie is far and away the best shirt seller in the UK.

Manchester United ace Robin van Persie is far and away the best shirt seller in the UK.

Van Persie’s popularity has ­exploded in the year since he joined United from Arsenal in a £24million deal.

More than 25 per cent of all ­personalised shirts now sold in the UK are emblazoned with Van ­Persie’s name and number.

Top ten UK shirt sales

Van Persie (Man Utd) 25.4%

Gerrard (L’pool) 8.2%

Rooney (Man Utd) 6%

Kagawa (Man Utd) 5.8%

Suarez (L’pool) 3.6%

Hazard (Chelsea) 3.1%

Scholes (Man Utd) 2.7%

Torres (Chelsea) 2.5%

Aguero (Man City) 2.2%

Podolski (Arsenal) 2.1%

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