Van Persie left Arsenal for United last summer and spoke of the hurt he has felt at not winning the league until now.
“I had to wait so long for my first title. It is a great feeling,” he said.
“This is a fantastic team and fantastic players. It is a championship for every single one of them. The staff, the managers, the physios. This is our 20th title, it is deserved.”
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