Van Persie extends Feyenoord stay
International Edition By: Ayodeji Tunde | 15/05/2018
Robin van Persie has agreed to add one more season to his playing career at his boyhood club, Feyenoord. The club recently made it known through technical director Martin van Geel, head coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst and others that Feyenoord wanted to keep hold of the striker.The 34-year-old has now said that would like to play for one more season.
He originally came through the Feyenoord Academy and began his professional career at the club. Van Persie showed his class on several occasions in the months following his return. He backed up a goal in the 3-0 win against Willem II in the semi-final of the TOTO KNVB Cup with another against AZ in the final. The victory there earned the striker another medal for what was already an impressive trophy cabinet. In the Eredivisie Van Persie claimed a goal every other game, netting five times in 12 matches.