Van Persie: It was the hardest thing against Stoke City

Former striker Arsenal and Manchester United Robin van Persie took a look at his 11 seasons in the Premier League of England before the Sun tabloid. The Dutchman described the matches against Stoke City as one of the hardest in his career, after which the Champions League matches seemed to him like a walk in the park.

“In the stadium of Stoke City, the wind is blowing throughout the game, and on this terrain you must always be ready for a big fight, and you must always leave the normal area.” Football in England is at the highest level. such as Stoke City, Bolton, Swansea or Sheffield United, have seen the Champions League games as a training.

In the Premier League if you have 2-3 free feet to master the ball, you’re lucky. No one gives you space, “said Van Persie, who played in England between 2004 and 2015. Interestingly, Stoke City’s exemplary team dropped out of the Premier League after finishing just 19th this season.