Van Basten faces wait on van Persie

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Holland coach Marco van Basten will establish in the "next few days" whether striker Robin van Persie will be fit to face Italy in their first Euro 2008 game on Monday.

The Arsenal forward has been out for several weeks with a thigh problem but returned to training this week.

"Robin trained for the first time in a month with the group," Van Basten said on Wednesday.

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