Saw pictures of the injured eye and almost cringed.

Former Arsenal player, Robin Van Persie has allayed fears over his horrific eye injury which he suffered during Fenerbahce’s clash with Akhisar Belediyespor in the Turkish Super league on Sunday evening.Fenerbahce team doctor, John Kunduracioglu earlier on dismissed reports making rounds that the injury had damaged his eye.

“Van Persie received a blow to his eye, it was torn and bleeding. After investigating, we sent him to an ophthalmologist at the hospital for further checks. We learned that nothing serious has happened, so the situation is good.” He said

The ex-Manchester United forward who opened the scoring for his side in the 3-1 encounter has however posted a positive update about the situation.