(Video) Fenerbahce's Robin van Persie steals the headlines following Istanbul derby

Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie filled the back pages in Turkey this morning following his brace against the Yellow Canaries bitter rivals Galatasaray.

The Netherlands international has endured a rocky 12 months in Istanbul since joining from Manchester United last season however, yesterdays goals will have cemented Van Persie’s place as a firm fan favourite.

Van Persie put Fener ahead shortly before the break and doubled his sides lead midway though the second half from the penalty spot.

The 33-year-old has now provided two assists and scored seven goals for Fenerbahce in all competitions this season.