I'll handle Robin van Persie with care, vows David Moyes

Moyes does not want Manchester United to become too dependent on a player who turned 30 last Tuesday.

updated: August 12, 2013 10:12 IST
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London: Manchester United manager David Moyes hinted that Robin van Persie will be used more sparingly this season after the Dutchman's brace put paid to Wigan Athletic in the Community Shield.

Van Persie scored in each half at Wembley on Sunday to earn United a 2-0 win in the annual season curtain-raiser, as the English champions secured their fifth Community Shield success in seven years.

The former Arsenal striker broke the deadlock with a fine sixth-minute header from Patrice Evra's cross before doubling his tally shortly before the hour with a deflected shot.

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