Fergie: Persie ‘could have been killed’

Manchester United's Robin van Persie

Manchester United's Robin van Persie

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THE GUARDIAN: Sir Alex Ferguson called on the Football Association to hit Ashley Williams with a lengthy ban after claiming the Swansea City defender “could have killed” Robin van Persie during Manchester United’s 1-1 draw yesterday.

Also: Rafael Benitez has warned there is better to come from his Chelsea side after an 8-0 defeat of Aston Villa, the heaviest in their visitors’ 138-year history, propelled the European champions back to the fringes of the title race.

DAILY MAIL: Sir Alex Ferguson last night called for Swansea’s Ashley Williams to be given a long suspension after an ugly incident that “could have killed” Robin van Persie. Also: Rafa Benitez claimed there was “room for improvement” last night even after his rampant Chelsea side had thrashed Aston Villa 8-0 at Stamford Bridge. Manchester City will also receive £1.7m from Chelsea when Sturridge joins Liverpool due to 15 per cent of any future transfer profit clause that was inserted at the tribunal which judged on the his free transfer move to Stamford Bridge in 2009.


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