Robin Van Persie after almost two years back in selection Dutch national team

Robin Van Persie after almost two years back in selection Dutch national team

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Coach Dick Advocaat has Friday, Robin van Persie, Donny van de Beek and Karim Rekik included in the final selection of the Dutch national team for the crucial world cup kwalificatieduels with France and Bulgaria.

The 34-year-old Van Persie played on the 13th October 2015 in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-kwalificatieduel with the Czech republic (2-3 defeat) 101e and last international match. Then, he was long out of the picture.

The top scorer of all times of Orange (50 goals) played last season under a Lawyer at Fenerbahçe. This season he has regularly a move to the Turkish club, but he is usually not ninety minutes.

Van Persie ran two weeks ago a slight injury, but played Sunday in a half against Trabzonspor. Thursday he went after a small hour to the side in the duel with Vardar in the preliminary round of the Europa League.

“I think he’s still one of the best attackers that we have,” says a Lawyer at a press conference in Zeist. “He has trouble with his fitness, but I believe that he still can be of value.”

Van Persie is next to Tottenham Hotspur-reserve Vincent Janssen and Sporting Lisbon-scorer Bas Dost is the third striker in the elite Lawyer.

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Time of placing
10:04 – August 25, 2017

Of the Stream

The 20-year-old Of the Beek makes his debut in the selection of Orange. The midfielder, who all the youth selections of the KNVB to withdraw, is one of the three Players in the 24 names, in addition to defenders Matthijs de ligt and Joël Veltman. Thus, the Amsterdammers by appointment.

PSV is with two players represented: goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet, and midfielder Marco van Ginkel. Feyenoord delivers one international: midfielder Tonny Vilhena.

Defender Rekik (22), who this summer from Olympique Marseille moved to Hertha BSC, are returned in the selection. The ex-PSV’er played on 5 march 2014 in the friendly match against France (2-0 defeat) are to date the only international match.

Compared to the pre-selection are Ryan Babel, Steven Berghuis, Eljero Elia, Davy Klaassen, despite getting Lens, Jürgen Locadia, Bruno Martins Indi and Jens Toornstra has fallen off. Everton midfielder Klaassen may be due to an injury will not participate against France and Bulgaria.

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Group A

Orange continues its world cup qualification on August 31, with the important away game against France. Three days later in the Johan Cruijff Arena, the duel with Bulgaria on the program.

The netherlands is currently in third place in group A, three points behind lijstaanvoerder Sweden and number two in France. Number four Bulgaria has one point less than the team of a Lawyer.

Only the group winners will position itself directly for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next summer in Russia. The eight best songs two of the nine leagues may play-offs play to still a world cup ticket to conquer. For those countries, there are four tickets available.

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Full selection of Dutch national team

Goal: Jasper Cillessen (Barcelona FC), Maarten Stekelenburg (Everton), Jeroen Zoet (PSV)

Defence: Nathan Aké (Bournemouth), Daley Blind (Manchester United), Wesley Hoedt (Southampton), Matthijs de ligt (Ajax), Karim Rekik (Hertha BSC), Kenny Tete (Olympique Lyon), Joël Veltman (Ajax), Stefan de Vrij (Lazio)

Midfield: Donny van de Beek (Ajax), Marco van Ginkel (PSV), Tonny Vilhena (Feyenoord), Davy Pröpper (Brighton & Hove Albion), Wesley Sneijder (OGC Nice), Kevin Strootman (AS Roma), Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool)

Attack: Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyon), Bas Dost (Sporting Portugal), Vincent Janssen (Tottenham Hotspur), Robin van Persie (Fenerbahçe), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moscow), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich).

View the programme and the position in the world cup qualification

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