Manchester United striker makes no mention of knee injury.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has addressed fans for the first time since his match-winning performance against Olympiakos.
Via a post on social networking site Instagram, containing images of all three of his hat-trick strikes - he describes himself and his teammates as fighting like 'lions'.
Nobody exemplified this more than the wounded Antonio Valencia, pictured above with his closed eye.
Crucially, Van Persie did not mention his injured knee in his post, keeping fans guessing as to his injury status.
The Dutchman was stretchered off in the 87th minute of the 3-0 win, but David Moyes stated post-game he was optimistic the problem was 'just a knock on the knee', rather than anything serious and he would be assessed today.
Van Persie will have been assessed today, and had he been given serious news, it's likely he would have addressed it in his message to supporters.
When it comes to Van Persie being injured, no news is good news in this case and fans can continue to rest easy with the last official word on his status, which was David Moyes' post-match assessment.