According to Algameen Dagblad Spanish giants Barcelona are seriously interested in signing Dutch striker Robin van Persie this January.

  • By Michael Bell
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van persie fenerThe Dutch newspaper is reporting that Barcelona have held talks with Van Persie’s camp over a January move, and that the clubs technical director Robert Fernandez was in the Amsterdam Arena crowd on Tuesday night to watch the 32-year-old in action for Netherlands.

Barcelona are believed to be looking for an experienced back-up for Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, and reports in the last few weeks suggested that Dirk Kuyt was even a target.

However with Van Persie currently unhappy with his lack of game time with Fenerbahce, he could be engineer a January move to the Catalan side.




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