Robin Van Persie Injury "Not Serious", Still A Doubt For Weekend

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Robin Van Persie of Manchester United celebrates the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchestrer United at St Mary's Stadium on September 2, 2012 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Robin Van Persie's injury that saw him substituted for Holland is 'not serious' according to Louis Van Gaal, but there are still doubts over the Manchester United striker's fitness.

Robin Van Persie's thigh injury that resulted in his substitution at half-time in Holland's 4-1 win over Hungary is "not serious", according to manager Louis Van Gaal, but the Manchester United striker could still be a doubt for the weekend.

The Dutch boss told SBS6: "We took off Robin for precautionary measures. It doesn't seem to be too serious, but you never know. We didn't want to take any risks."

The Red Devils take on Wigan at Old Trafford on Saturday, and Van Persie has quickly established himself as a key member of the United squad, particularly in the absence of Wayne Rooney. The former Arsenal man has 4 goals in just 3 games, including a hat-trick in United's last Premier League game, a 3-2 victory over Southampton.

United are also waiting on news about the fitness of Shinji Kagawa, who was also taken off as a precaution for a minor back injury, and is thought to be in a similar situation.

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