• Robin van Persie’s wife Bouchra reveals Dutchman ‘looked like a boxer’ after horror eye injury

    Robin van Persie’s wife Bouchra reveals Dutchman ‘looked like a boxer’ after horror eye injury

    Former Manchester United striker Van Persie clashed with Akhisar star Abdulwahid Sissoko leaving blood pouring from his left eye.

    Robin van Persie’s wife has revealed the Dutchman ‘looked like a boxer’ after suffering a horror eye injury while playing for Fenerbahce.

    Former Manchester United striker Van Persie clashed with Akhisar star Abdulwahid Sissoko leaving blood pouring from his left eye.

    Van Persie was stretchered of in visible discomfort, but has made a recovery from the gruesome incident.

    Wife Bouchra posted a snap of the […]

  • Van Persie’s doctor: I thought he was a Sunday League player!

    Van Persie’s doctor: I thought he was a Sunday League player!

    Despite a huge crowd flocking to the hospital where the former Manchester United striker was treated for an eye injury, Dr Mehmet Ozen admits that he didn’t recognise his patient.

    The doctor who treated Robin van Persie’s eye injury says that he thought that the Fenerbahce striker was “an ordinary Sunday League player”.

    The 33-year-old striker opened the scoring in Sunday’s 3-1 Super Lig victory away at Akhisar Belediyespor before he was forced off at the end of the first half after […]

  • Van Persie calms fears after horror eye injury

    Van Persie calms fears after horror eye injury

    The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker suffered a blow to the face during Fenerbahce’s meeting with Akhisar Belediyespor on Sunday.

    Robin van Persie has sought to calm the fears of worried fans after suffering a horrific eye injury on Sunday.

    The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker took an accidental blow to the head during the first-half of Fenerbahce’s meeting with Akhisar Belediyespor, leading to him being stretchered off the pitch.

    He had opened the scoring in that contest, but his evening […]

  • Van Persie suffers gruesome eye injury in Fenerbahce match

    Van Persie suffers gruesome eye injury in Fenerbahce match

    The former Manchester United striker sustained the horrific problem during his side’s 3-1 win over Akhisar Belediyespor on Sunday.

    Robin van Persie suffered a grim eye injury during Fenerbahce’s 3-1 victory over Akhisar Belediyespor on Sunday.

    The former Manchester United striker opened the scoring for his side in Turkey before sustaining the problem in an accidental clash with an opposition player in the first half.

    Van Persie’s face was covered in blood as he was carried off the field before being taken away […]

  • Ibrahimovic is an arrogant chest-puffer – Kjaer

    Ibrahimovic is an arrogant chest-puffer – Kjaer

    Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer has branded Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a “chest-puffing player, who is arrogant”.

    The pair were involved in a heated exchange during a Europa League clash in Istanbul on Thursday evening, which Man Utd lost 2-1.

    Ibrahimovic appeared to grab Kjaer by the throat as tempers boiled over in Turkey, but he escaped punishment at the time and will face no retrospective action as the incident was noted by the fourth official.

    With it deemed that no sanction was […]

  • ‘Nothing special’: Zlatan speaks out on Fenerbahce neck-grabbing incident

    ‘Nothing special’: Zlatan speaks out on Fenerbahce neck-grabbing incident

    Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has spoken out on his altercation with Fenerbahce’s Simon Kjaer, but hasn’t revealed much.

    The 35-year-old appeared to grab the defender’s neck and shout at him during the incident, which may still be retrospectively punished.

    The fracas was a particularly disappointing moment on dire night for the Red Devils as they lost to their Turkish opponents 2-1 in the Europa League.

    Their mercurial forward doesn’t seem that bothered by the situation though, choosing to describe the incident and […]

  • Mourinho tears Mkhitaryan to pieces after Manchester United’s defeat

    Mourinho tears Mkhitaryan to pieces after Manchester United’s defeat

    Jose Mourinho has blasted Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the wake of Manchester United’s defeat to Fenerbahce.

    The £26 million summer signing from Borussia Dortmund made his long-awaited comeback on Thursday evening as United slipped to a 2-1 loss in Turkey.

    Before coming on as a second-half substitute against Fenerbahce, Mkhitaryan hadn’t featured for United since he was brought off at half-time in the 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on September 10.

    And Mourinho admits he’s unhappy with the midfielder’s current levels of effort at […]

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasted by Manchester United fans for snub after Fenerbahce defeat

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasted by Manchester United fans for snub after Fenerbahce defeat

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been criticised by Manchester United’s travelling fans for allegedly failing to acknowledge the supporters after Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Fenerbahce.

    Jose Mourinho’s side delivered another uninspiring display in Turkey, while Ibrahimovic was dropped following a run of just one goal in his last 10 games.

    The Swede endured another frustrating night in front of goal, but fans were unhappy with the 35-year-old’s decision to head straight to the tunnel after the final

  • Jose Mourinho slammed his Manchester United players for their defeat to Fenerbache

    Jose Mourinho slammed his Manchester United players for their defeat to Fenerbache

    Jose Mourinho has slammed his Manchester United players following their defeat to Fenerbahce, claiming that his side approached the game as if it were a ‘summer friendly’.

    United fell behind after just 64 seconds following Moussa Sow’s superb overhead kick, while Jeremain Lens doubled Fenerbahce’s advantage with a free-kick in the second half.

    Wayne Rooney’s stunning strike gave a late lifeline to United, but Mourinho was furious with his side’s slow start to the match and has demanded a change in mentality.

    ‘I […]

  • United blow! Pogba limps off in Fenerbahce match

    United blow! Pogba limps off in Fenerbahce match

    The world-record signing limped off in Manchester United’s Europa League match in Istanbul, with the visitors trailing 1-0.

    Paul Pogba limped off in the first-half of Manchester United’s Europa League match in Fenerbahce with an injury to his right leg.

    The world-record signing looked to have picked up a dead leg in a clash with a Fener player after 20 minutes and he failed to run off the injury before being replaced by Zlatan Ibrahimovic after 28 minutes, with Wayne Rooney moving […]

  • Fenerbahce 2-1 Manchester United: Mourinho’s men downed in Istanbul

    Fenerbahce 2-1 Manchester United: Mourinho’s men downed in Istanbul

    The Red Devils’ woes continue with Thursday’s defeat at the hands of the Turkish side, as Wayne Rooney’s late goal failed to spark a comeback.

    Moussa Sow’s sensational overhead effort and a brilliant free-kick from Jeremain Lens helped Fenerbahce to a fine 2-1 Europa League win over an out-of-sorts Manchester United, who lost Paul Pogba to injury.

    Fener were swept aside in a 4-1 loss at Old Trafford a fortnight ago in a match that saw Pogba score twice.

    But Jose Mourinho has […]