Man Utd star Robin van Persie ‘among the best players in the world’ says Wesley Sneijder [divider]
Galatasaray star Wesley Sneijder has revealed that Netherlands national teammates Robin van Persie and Arjen Robin are among the best players in the world.
“Arjen and Robin show week after week that they are among the best players in the world at Bayern Munich and Manchester United, respectively,” Sneijder was quoted as saying in Der Telegraaf.
Robin and Van Persie will both miss the 2016 European championship group game against Turkey on 28 March due to injury.
Sneijder is expected to start against the Crescent-Stars and knows Turkish football well having played at Galatasaray for the past two seasons.
Sneijder joined Galatasaray from Inter in January 2013 and has a total of 30 goals and 14 assists in 93 games for the Lions.
The 30-year-old playmaker has won the Süper Lig, Turkish Cup and Turkish Süper Cup since his arrival in Turkey.
Sneijder now has nine goals and and four assists in 35 appearances for Galatasaray in all competitions this season.