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Fenerbahce target van Persie needs to play regularly – van Hooijdonk

Pierre van Hooijdonk suggests Robin Van Persie is determined to be playing more regularly ahead of next summe's European Championships.

Manchester United striker van Persie has failed to cement a first-team spot under Louis van Gaal and has been linked with a number of clubs including Fenerbache.

Former Holland international van Hooijdonk, who played with van Persie at Feyenoord, believes the 31-year old is desperate to nail down regular game time in the lead-up to Euro2016 which may force him out at Old Trafford.

"Of course the money is good, life is good in Istanbul, but it is not a big football league in Europe we are talking about," wrote Van Hooijdonk in his column in Voetbal International.

"There is a lot at stake right now for Robin. He could be heading for his last Euro tournament in France next summer. So he needs to play a lot in the 10 months before the Euros."

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