Last season's top goalscorer fired an incredible 30 goals in the top-flight last season and will travel to Manchester on Thursday to agree personal terms and complete a medical ahead of the proposed move.
Van Persie, who has expressed his desire to leave the Emirates Stadium, looks set to sign a four-year deal at Old Trafford for a reported fee of 24 million euros.
The Netherlands international is likely to spearhead a formidable attack for the Red Devils, as Wayne Rooney finished behind the 29-year-old with 27 strikes last season. The Red Devils also have youngsters Danny Welbeck and Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez up front.
Sir Alex Ferguson has finally got his marquee signing of the summer, beating neighbor Manchester City and Italian giant Juventus to the signature of the wantaway hitman after the acquisition of Crewe youngster Nick Powell and Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa.
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