Robin van Persie picks Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of Arsene Wenger as the best manager he’s worked with

first_imgRobin van Persie picks Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of Arsene Wenger as the best manager he’s worked with Robin van Persie won the Premier League title in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season at Manchester United (Getty Images)‘It was so brilliant how he always kept the entire squad happy and focussed.‘Wenger was a combination of Ferguson and Van Gaal.‘Arsene always emphasised all the positive things and he looked at what would work for the long term.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Tactically he [Van Gaal] is a genius. You can’t deny that. ‘I have had managers who had their own strengths.‘But Ferguson really was a super manager.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 24 May 2020 10:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.8kShares Advertisement Advertisement Comment Robin van Persie has hailed Sir Alex Ferguson as a ‘super manager’ (Getty Images)Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has hailed Sir Alex Ferguson as the best manager he’s worked with ahead of Arsene Wenger and Louis van Gaal.Van Persie joined Arsenal at the age of 20 in a £3 million deal from Feyenoord in 2004 and spent eight years under Wenger before he left to move to Manchester United in 2012.The Dutch striker spent just one season under Ferguson at Old Trafford but played a key role in helping United win the Premier League title in the Scot’s final season in charge.Van Persie also worked under Van Gaal with the Netherlands national team and at United, although he has revealed that the 68-year-old was ‘ruthless’ in the way he got rid of him at United.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Ferguson really was a super manager,’ Van Persie wrote in the book ‘LVG – The Manager and the Total Person’.last_img

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