Netherlands take on Bayern Munich in EURO 2012 prep

MUNICH (Sporting Alert) — Arsenal striker Robin van Persie will lead the Netherlands against Bayern Munich in a friendly game in Munich on Tuesday night.

Van Persie has been in great form this season for Arsenal, scoring 30 Barclays Premier League goals and was leading scoring in the top flight in the just concluded campaign.

On Tuesday the Orange will take on Bayern, the Champions League beaten finalists, who went through a solid training session on Monday to prepare for the game.

Besides van Persie, a number of other star players are expected to play on Tuesday, including Rafael van der Vaart, Mark van Bommel, Maarten Stekelenburg, Klaas Jan Huntelaar and Wesley Sneijder.

Meanwhile, six of the current Bayern Munich squad members will officially bid their farewells.

Leaving are goalkeepers Jörg Butt and Rouven Sattelmaier, centre back Breno, midfielders Danijel Pranjic and Takashi Usami, and striker Ivica Olic.

The official goodbyes will happen prior to kick-off, the club stated on its website.

The Dutch, which finished as the World Cup runners-up to Spain will be using the game as part of its preparation for the EURO 2012 tournament, which begins next month.

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  1. Alexander Middleton May 22, 2012

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