Van Persie lands on Istanbul

July 14, 2015 5:24 am 

ANKARA, June 13 — Fenerbahce fans have shown up in vast numbers to welcome the Dutch forward Robin van Persie who arrived in Istanbul on Sunday night to sign with the Turkish club.

Speaking to the club's official television upon landing, van Persie said, "I am very happy to be here and join the wonderful fans."

The runner-up of last Turkish super league season will pay Manchester United 6.5 million pounds, while the Dutch international will get more than 240,000 pounds weekly wage he had at Old Trafford.

The Dutch star underwent a medical check on Thursday afternoon in London. (PNA/Xinhua)



Comments are closed.