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Netherlands World Cup 2022 squad, predicted quarter-final line-up vs Argentina and star players

The Netherlands are back at the World Cup after missing the 2018 edition and head coach Louis van Gaal will be confident they can spring a surprise and go far.

They have made it to three World Cup finals in the past, but have yet to lift the coveted trophy as they have fallen at the final hurdle each time.

Could this be the time they finally leave that pain behind and go all the way?

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They navigated their way past hosts Qatar, Ecuador and Senegal in the group stages, finishing top of Group A with seven points from three games.

Van Gaal's side then beat the USMNT 3-1 in the last 16 to book their place in the quarter-finals.

Here are the 26 players Van Gaal has picked for the tournament proper and how they could line up in the next round against Argentina.