The Bayern Munich attacker was originally omitted from the squad that will face Italy on Wednesday when it was announced last week by coach Louis van Gaal.
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However the winger was drafted in as a replacement for Klaas Jan Huntelaar after the Schalke striker pulled out with a facial injury.
“I took the first plane I could get [to the Netherlands], I'm so happy that I can be part of the group after all,” Robben told Algemeen Dagblad.
“The manager could have called a more specific striker. We'll have to see if I can play, but I will even play as a left-back if that's necessary.”
But the 29-year-old admitted that he is not enjoying life as a substitute at Die Roten but has said it is not something that he wishes to make an issue out of as the club chase a Bundesliga title.
“It's difficult [not playing], I'm not going to lie about that.
"But I don't want to make any problems, that's in nobody's benefit.”