Van Bommel left out of Netherlands squad for Belgium friendly

The former Bayern Munich and AC Milan midfielder's time with the national team appears to have come to an end after he was not included in Louis van Gaal's first squad
PSV midfielder Mark van Bommel has been left out of Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal's 32-man squad for the friendly match against Belgium on August 15.

The 35-year-old midfielder had been the captain of the Oranje squad under former boss Bert van Marwijk and received widespread criticism for his performances in the team's disastrous Euro 2012 campaign.

He has now been omitted from Van Gaal's first squad in charge as the 60-year-old aims to rejuvenate the side.

There are several players on the list, including Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost, Feyenoord defender Jordy Clasie and Ajax's Ricardo van Rhijn, who could make their debuts for the national side.

Netherlands will take on Turkey, Hungary, Romania, Estonia and Andorra in their World Cup 2014 qualifying group.

Below you can find the squad in full for the friendly against Belgium:

Name Club
Tim Krul Newcastle
Maarten Stekelenburg Roma
Michel Vorm Swansea
Khalid Boulahrouz Sporting Lisbon
Jordy Clasie Feyenoord
John Heitinga Everton
Nigel de Jong Manchester City
Joris Mathijsen Malaga
Ricardo van Rhijn Ajax
Nick Viergever AZ
Ron Vlaar Aston Villa
Stefan de Vrij Feyenoord
Gregory van der Wiel Ajax
Jetro Willems PSV
Vurnon Anita Ajax
Urby Emanuelson AC Milan
Siem de Jong Ajax
Adam Maher AZ
Luciano Narsingh PSV
Stijn Schaars Sporting Lisbon
Wesley Sneijder Inter
Kevin Strootman PSV
Rafael van der Vaart Tottenham
Ibrahim Afellay Barcelona
Bas Dost Wolfsburg
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Schalke
Ola John Benfica
Luuk de Jong Borussia Monchengladbach
Dirk Kuyt Fenerbahce
Jeremain Lens PSV
Robin van Persie Arsenal
Arjen Robben Bayern Munich