Thursday 04 June 2020

Robin van Persie not ready to quit, will stay at Feyenoord for next season

Robin van Persie in a 2012 World Cup game against Denmark. Photo: Football.ua via Wikimedia Commons

Robin van Persie has committed to a further year with Rotterdam football club Feyenoord, despite the continuing physical problems he has alluded to in recent weeks.

Van Persie, 34, said he had taken the decision after talks with trainer Giovanni van Bronckhorst and technical director Martin van Geel. He moved transfer free to his former club in January on an 18 month contract after 14 years playing abroad.

‘I’ve thought about all possible scenarios but I’m just not ready to quit yet,’ the striker, who has 102 caps, said.

Van Persie began his career at Feyenoord and was part of the Uefa Cup winning team in his first season.

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl

The DutchNews.nl team would like to thank all the generous readers who have made a donation in recent weeks. Your financial support has helped us to expand our coverage of the coronavirus crisis into the evenings and weekends and make sure you are kept up to date with the latest developments.

DutchNews.nl has been free for 14 years, but without the financial backing of our readers, we would not be able to provide you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch. Your contributions make this possible.

If you have not yet made a donation, but would like to, you can do so via Ideal, credit card or Paypal.