PHOTO: Manchester United ace Van Persie meets with Van Gaal

Van Persie Holland

Manchester United striker met up with Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal on Sunday afternoon.

Injured Manchester United star Robin van Persie headed back to Holland this afternoon, and met up with his international boss in the process.

The striker has been ruled out of the club's midweek fixture with Bayern Munich, and was a spectator in the stands during the 1-1 draw between Vitesse and Ajax.

The meet-up, while innocent due to the player-coach relationship at international level, will also set tongues wagging due to Van Gaal's recent declaration he wants to manage in the Premier League after the World Cup.

Tottenham are the favourites to secure him, but he is also said to be willing to take over at Manchester United should the under-performing David Moyes be sacked.

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