The forward has not been bad this season, far from it, but he is simply not the star of the show that he was a couple of seasons ago and that is clear to see.
After a brilliant World Cup under now Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal, it is fair to say we expected a great deal from RVP this season, but so far United fans have been left wanting.
With that in mind, we have come up with five reasons why the forward needs to hit top gear for the Red Devils.
Click on RVP himself to see just why we think he needs to start performing to keep his place in the side.
Manchester United fans. Just how long can you go without RVP hitting top form? Let us know your thoughts below or tweet us @LaFootyettes.