Can one player win the Premier League?
When Sir Alex Ferguson bought Robin Van Persie for £22.5 million in August 2012, he made the purchase with one aim in mind – Van Persie would win back the Premier League Crown for Manchester United
On 22 April 2013, Van Persie netted an incredible first-half hat-trick against Aston Villa, confirming Manchester United’s 20th league title with four games in hand. Robin Van Persie had scored 26 goals Premier League goals, revitalized a team – that had been piped to the Premier League Crown by one point the previous season – and ensured Utd won the championship by a massive 11 points.
Did Van Persie win the league single handed – no, but his presence and his purchase played a huge part.
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