Van Persie is back in Dutch selection

3rd November 2010, Comments 0 comments


Holland's national football coach Bert van Marwijk has included Robin van Persie in his preliminary selection for the Dutch squad. Nigel de Jong has not been selected to join the 24-man squad. De Jong was removed from the selection following a series of dangerous fouls. 

The Dutch team is due to play a friendly game against Turkey on 17 November in Amsterdam's Arena. Dutchman Guus Hiddink is national coach for the Turkish team.

The last time Van Persie saw action on the field with his national team was during the World Cup final in South Africa last summer. Since then the Arsenal striker has suffered from a number of injuries. Bert Van Marwijk will announced the final selection on Friday.




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