Paul Pogba was the star of the show, netting twice, with Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard on target.
Van Persie, by labelling the famous stadium as his ‘home’, showed exactly what United as a club mean to him.
And that suggests that, if there is a chance of returning an assistant, the Red Devils may be onto a winner.
Speaking in 2020, meanwhile, Van Persie opened up on his move away from United back five years previously.
And he admitted it was a ‘ruthless’ parting of the ways with Van Gaal making it clear the veteran was surplus to requirements.
“I had this chat with Van Gaal and he told me: ‘OK Robin, our ways will part.
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