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Van Persie out


MUNICH — Robin van Persie has withdrawn from the Netherlands squad for Thursday’s friendly with Germany with an injury.

Report by reuters

The Manchester United striker, who played the full 90 minutes on Saturday as they came from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2, has a thigh problem.

Wesley Sneijder (thigh) will also be absent for the Dutch.

Germany will be without Bastian Schweinsteiger, Toni Kroos and Jerome Boateng, Miroslav Klose and Mesut Ozil because of illness and injury.

Van Persie’s place in the Dutch side is likely to be taken by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

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