Revealed: What deterred Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce from signing Robin van Persie
Steve Bruce has revealed he decided against a swoop for former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie because he already has enough thirty-somethings at Aston Villa.
Former Premier League golden boot winner van Persie has been with Turkish side Fenerbahce since leaving Old Trafford in 2015 and secured a return home to Holland with first club Feyenoord yesterday.
But he was put to Bruce and Villa Park chiefs before his contract at Fenerbahce was ripped up and he might have wound up at B6 had the manager not been overly concerned about the average age of his... read more
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