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Van Persie and Robben make Netherlands squad for Germany friendly

Van Persie and Robben make Netherlands squad for Germany friendly

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The Manchester United striker and Bayern Munich winger are the star names in Oranje's selection for next week's encounter.

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has announced his final 19-man squad for the upcoming high-profile international friendly against Germany on Nov. 14 in a rematch of their Euro 2012 encounter, which Germany won 2-1.

The Oranje coach dropped players such as Daley Blind, Douglas, Gregory van der Wiel, Jordy Clasie, Adam Maher and Bas Dost from his provisional squad, but Vitesse youngster Marco van Ginkel has made the cut and is in line to make his debut for the senior side.

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie and Bayern Munich ace Arjen Robben are the biggest names included, but captain Wesley Sneijder is missing through injury.

Here is the full Dutch squad for the friendly:

Name Club
Goalkeepers:  
Kenneth Vermeer Ajax
Maarten Stekelenburg* Roma
Tim Krul Newcastle
Defenders:  
John Heitinga Everton
Ricardo van Rhijn Ajax
Ron Vlaar Aston Villa
Jetro Willems PSV
Bruno Martins Indi Feyenoord
Daryl Janmaat Feyenoord
Joris Mathijsen Feyenoord
Midfielders  
Ibrahim Afellay Schalke
Urby Emanuelson AC Milan
Marco van Ginkel Vitesse
Kevin Strootman* PSV
Rafael van der Vaart Hamburg
Nigel de Jong AC Milan
Attackers:  
Luciano Narsingh* PSV
Eljero Elia Werder Bremen
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Schalke
Dirk Kuyt Fenerbahce
Jeremain Lens* PSV
Robin van Persie Manchester United
Arjen Robben Bayern Munich

 


























































*Doubtful due to injury. Will be added to squad if deemed match-fit.

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