Van Persie great acquisition for ManU

Arsenal forward Robin van Persie has been valued at £30 million.

Manchester United arrives at Cape Town International Airport on 20 July 2012 ahead of their clash against Ajax Cape Town. Picture: Alicia Pillay/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Manchester United striker Federico Macheda said on Monday that signing Arsenal forward Robin van Persie would be beneficial to the club.

Van Persie has had offers from Italian giants Juventus, as well as, Manchester United and Manchester City.

Arsenal have valued van Persie at £30 million.

Macheda said van Persie will be a great acquisition for United.

"I just know that the striker would be good for the team.

"Of course we'd have more competition but it is great because he is a good player and it'll be good for Man United."