(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Columnist Actor Tom Cruise was in the crowd, but Robin van Persie was the top gun. He supplied the Hollywood ending on a day of thunder for English soccer because it suggested the Premier League title will move across Manchester again at the end of the season, but this time from City back to United.
Alex Ferguson owes Arsene Wenger a thank-you card because his Manchester United team would not be at the top of the league if the Arsenal manager hadn't sold him Van Persie.
What a bargain Ferguson struck in getting the Netherlands striker for a reported $38 million. For United fans, Van Persie's match-winning goal on Sunday alone was priceless because of the dagger it plunged into the heart of rival Manchester City.
In four months since he walked out on Arsenal to move to the city in England's northwest that is becoming the epicenter of English soccer, this was already the fifth time that Van Persie has scored the winning goal in a l...