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Dutch experts insist Arsenal star Van Persie "no striker"

Arsenal ace Robin van Persie has been told he's no natural striker.

Despite his goal scoring heroics for the Gunners, Van Persie is rated as a liability for the Dutch national team.

That's according to former Holland assistant coach Willem van Hanegem, who said: "Robin is not a true striker. At Arsenal it works, because they play quickly and he stays up front.

"But with Holland it's different. The build up is slower and he often has to drop into midfield to get the ball. This comes at the expense of the team's play."

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