"Wow" - Robin Van Persie comments on United's £150m signings

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Robin Van Persie says he is excited to link up with Manchester United's new summer signings in training.

Robin Van Persie is delighted with the business that Manchester United have done over the summer.

The Red Devils brought in over £150 million worth of talent in a summer of mass expenditure, but Van Persie has backed the club's lavish spending. 

Despite the increase in competition that it brings for the experienced Dutch striker, he says that he is looking forward to training with some of the world-class talent that Louis Van Gaal has been able to capture during the transfer window. 

“I can’t wait to go and train and play with the world class players we have signed - wow!” he said.

“That feeling, that we are going to perform well, has only got stronger after the buying of players over the last weeks. I find it very exciting, the arrival of all those new players.

“For me personally, it’s brilliant to go and play with some of the best players in the world. It’s great that I can go and train and play with them every day.’’

Van Persie has missed most of United's disastrous beginning to the season with injury, but he has played a part more recently and he will know that his standards will need to improve. 

The 31-year-old is one of the deadliest finishers in the Premier League, but he is yet to open his account this campaign, in what has been a poor start for everyone involved at the club. 

United are still searching for their first victory of the season and, as a result of this, their mass spending became almost a necessity. 

England's most successful club are desperate to arrest the slide that they are on and the hope is that the signings of Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind, Angel Di Maria and Falcao will help to do this. 

It is the signing of Falcao which will directly effect Van Persie the most. Although he says that he is happy with his addition now, there is a feeling that the Colombian could force him out of the team.

Van Gaal is a known fan of Van Persie, but the former Arsenal man has struggled with injury recently and if he doesn't find his best he now has huge competition for places up-front at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils have one of the most intimidating front-lines in world football and, put simply, Wayne Rooney, Van Persie and Falcao cannot all play in two striking places as the numbers don't add up. 

Although the thought is that Rooney could be utilised as an attacking midfielder, there is pressure on the front-line to start hitting the back of the net and fire the side up the table.

The first chance to see United's new look team in action will be against QPR on September 13th and they will be looking to make a statement in the match. 

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