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National coaches blast 'moaning' Wenger

Wenger had said that it would be "a scandal" if Van Persie were to be called up to international duty. The injury-prone striker has not played since injuring his ankle in August, but has recently resumed training. He missed most of last season after sustaining an ankle injury in Holland's friendly against Italy last November.

Despite Wenger's concerns, Netherlands manager Bert van Marwijk included Van Persie in his 24-man squad for Holland's friendly against Turkey on Nov 17. He publicly rejected Wenger's concerns, saying "they don't mean anything."

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karim2178d ago

Van Persie can't even be fit for a WHOLE MONTH

kulka2177d ago

yup very injury prone should give him more time before putting him on the pitch