Video: RVP goal augurs well for Manchester United

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie scored the only goal of the game as Holland beat fellow World Cup finalists Ghana 1-0 in an international friendly Saturday.

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie had an up-and-down season for the Red Devils last term, getting to grips with life under a new management team, as well as battling injuries himself.

Despite Manchester United not performing to the standards set under former boss Sir Alex Ferguson, Van Persie was one of a few who at least made a meaningful contribution, notching up 12 Premier League goals in just 18 starts.

The 30-year-old former Arsenal star certainly knows where the net is, and his incredible current run of goalscoring antics for the Dutch national team – ten goals in his last ten international matches - under new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal will put all rival World Cup teams on alert.

After finding the net against Ecuador last week, the Manchester United striker got on the score-sheet once again against Ghana. This time, however, it was the fabulous movement and interchange between Holland’s front three which will imbue Manchester United supporters with confidence ahead of next season - safe in the knowledge that they have a manager who sets up his team to attack with flair, pace and exquisite movement.

With just four minutes gone, Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder linked up beautifully, with the latter darting into the box before laying the ball on a plate for Robin Van Persie to side-foot home into an empty net.

A simple yet devastatingly good attacking movement which clearly underlines Van Gaal's management philosophy and augurs well for Manchester United for next season. 

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