By Joe Brewin
Robin van Persie believes England have enough quality to challenge for Euro 2012 glory.
Van Persie played the first half of Holland’s dramatic 3-2 friendly victory over Stuart Pearce’s side before being replaced at the interval.
And the Dutchman says England’s youthful squad can shine in Poland and Ukraine this summer.
“England are a very good team,” said Van Persie. “They were a bit younger but they played well and they are a very good side. They have a massive chance of playing well in the Euros.
“Both teams played well. To be fair they scored in the 90th minute, we had one last attack which was a bit lucky in the end and pulled it back. It was a nice win, five goals, a good game of football and everybody is happy.
“It was a very useful [warm-up game]. Everybody showed that, everybody was committed and there were a few good tackles in the game.”Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 1 Mar 2012