Robin van Persie has denied reports that he has suffered a potentially career ending knee injury.

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The 34-year-old suffered an injury during Netherlands 4-0 defeat in France and some reports on Tuesday morning suggested that Van Persie a torn cruciate ligament.

However, Van Persie took to Twitter to release a statement, which allayed any fears that the Fenerbahce striker’s career could be over.

The statement read, “I would like to make this brief statement with the intention to rectify news spread concerning myself.

“I regret that any statements about my injury have been made without my consent and approval.

“At this moment, I have a minor knee injury which has an average recovery time of three weeks.

“This is the conclusion of several knee specialists that come highly recommended, based on the scans, clinical tests and the fact that I could resume the match after the moment the injury happened.”

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