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Mancini fears impact of RVP

van-persie-etihadManchester City boss Roberto Mancini fears that Manchester United summer recruit Robin van Persie could eventually make the difference in the Premier League title race.

The Dutch striker has already netted 14 league goals in 20 appearances for the Red Devils and is 2.50 to finish the season as the leading scorer in the Premier League.
He has changed their situation, he is the difference between us.Roberto Mancini
That sort of form, Mancini worries, could give United the edge, with the Citizens having failed with their own move to sign Van Persie from Arsenal before he opted to head to Old Trafford.
The Italian told reporters: "Robin van Persie is a very important player for United. He has changed their situation, he is the difference between us.
"We wanted Van Persie because we knew he could be an important player. He is totally different from our other strikers.
"We were very close. We were sure he was for us, but this did not happen and now we can do nothing. We were very close three or four months before he joined United."
City's leading scorer in the top-flight this term is Edin Dzeko with eight, while Sergio Aguero currently has seven to his name.
United, who lead City by seven points, are 1.36 to regain the Premier League title this season, with the Citizens 4.50 to retain their crown.
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