Twitter reacts to Man Utd star Van Persie's move to Fenerbahce

Manchester United star striker Robin van Persie is expected to put pen-to-paper on a three-year-deal with Fenerbahçe on Monday.

Van Persie will fly to Istanbul on Sunday after completing his transfer to Fenerbahçe a close source told

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The 31-year-old is set to sign a three-year deal and become the highest paid player in the Turkish Super Lig.

The news came as a shock to most fans around the globe so we headed over to Twitter to gage the reaction on social media.

Sky Sports asked their followers what the strikers legacy would be and provided a graphic showing that Van Persie actually had the fourth best goals per-game ratio in Premier League history.

BBC Sport also highlighted the Dutch strikers impressive goal record. The 31-year-old hit the back of the net 144 in all competitions during his time in England.

Opta focused on the partnership between Nani and Van Persie who will become teammates again at Fenerbahçe. The duo did not have the best record together but that will be something the Yellow Canaries hope will change in Istanbul.

Turkish sports newspaper Fanatik meanwhile were busy salivating over Van Persie’s wonder goal against Spain in the 2014 World Cup.