Robben was apprehensive about the combination between Bayern and Orange
Arjen Robben finds it frustrating that he by injuries the last time a few minutes has made in Orange. The 33-year-old vleugelspeler doubted whether it was a good idea for the Dutch national team and Bayern Munich to continue to combine.
“I have in the winter break, thought about it. The fact that I am now, shows that I believe that it is possible to combine,” said Robben on Wednesday in Noordwijk, where Orange to work toward the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, kwalificatieduel of Saturday with Bulgaria.
The 89-fold international finds it remarkable that in his eyes, a lot of players after an international game injured to return. “I think it has to do that the daily rhythm at the club after three months will be interrupted. You train differently, and is differently accompanied. And I say that without people deficiency to do.”
Robben made in the last two years, just 170 minutes in the Dutch national team. The attacker was involved in the last international match of Orange on november 13, against Luxembourg (1-3), but in that match he had to have an early drop out due to an injury.
“I was annoyed really that I still had to cancel and then against Luxembourg, I was just ready to quit,” says Robben, who is still no decisions on his future in Orange. “I go every interlandperiode view or I physically still can handle. I want every second in Orange games, but the physical aspect is the most important thing.”
Orange trains with Robben and Dost in Katwijk
Robben reported, due to a slight foot injury, later with the Dutch national team.
Arjen Robben trained on Wednesday for the first time this week with the Dutch national team.
Captain Robben trains together with spare-captain Wesley Sneijder.
Jeroen Zoet, the only keeper in the selection of Danny Blind that a move has at his club.
Georginio Wijnaldum strike the training shortly before the end. The midfielder ran from the field with an injury to the head.
Bruno Martins Indi and Memphis Depay fight for the ball on the training.
Coach Blind speaks to his players.
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The duel with Bulgaria on Saturday, seems in any case not in danger to come for Robben, who Wednesday for the first time this week on the training ground was, after a slight foot injury. The captain is confident that the Orange may for the world cup of 2018.
“But then we will first at least second in the group must be” aware of Robben. “I think that we are good advocate. We have a few injuries and guys like Strootman, Wijnaldum and Memphis have really back steps made. Saturday against Bulgaria must be won.”
The world cup-kwalificatieduel with Bulgaria on Saturday in Sofia starts at 20.45 hours. On Tuesday, march 28, plays Amber, a friendly against Italy.
Watch the program in the world cup qualification