United’s Van Persie out for month, injured thigh
Manchester United manager David Moyes says striker Robin van
Persie will be out for a month with a thigh injury.
Van Persie, who has 10 goals for the club this season, was hurt
in the Champions League win against Shakhtar Donetsk on
The Dutch striker could miss eight fixtures, including a League
Cup quarterfinal against Stoke on Wednesday and a Premier League
match against Tottenham on Jan. 1.
Moyes says, ”That is a big blow to us. It is unfortunate
because I think if you look at our record with Wayne Rooney and
Robin in the team it is actually very good, and we have not had
them for quite a period recently.”