The netherlands national soccer teamdirected by louis van gaalannounced the 26 ‘lions’ who will be disputing the World Cup Qatar 2022scheduled to begin on November 20 with the meeting between the headquarters and Ecuador, both rivals of the Clockwork Orange.
Van Gaalincluded the injured striker from FC Barcelona Memphis Depay and the inexperienced young man Xavi Simons on his 26-man World Cup roster, but left out veteran goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen.
depay he hasn’t played since he limped off during the UEFA Nations League Come in Netherlands and Poland on September 22; later added only 150 minutes with the blaugranas.
However, Van Gaal had said that his top scorer would have the guaranteed position as long as there was a chance that he would play during the tournament, and he delivered.
Xavi Simons19, has made quite an impression since his recent transfer from Paris Saint Germain at PSV Eindhovenwhere already sum eight goals in 13 league games.
The surprise in the absences occurred in the goal by leaving out cillessen33, who rejoined his old club, the NEC Nijmegencoming from Valenciahoping to revive his international career.
This is the list of summoned by the Netherlands national team:
Justin Bijlow (Feyenoord)
Andries Noppert (Heerenveen)
Remko Pasveer (Ajax Amsterdam).
Nathan Ake (Manchester City)
Daley Blind (Ajax)
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Denzel Dumfries (International)
Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen)
Matthijs de Ligt (Bayern Munich)
Tyrell Malacia (Manchester United)
Jurrien Timber (Ajax)
Stefan de Vrij (International).
Steven Berghuis (Ajax)
Frenkie de Jong (FC Barcelona)
Davy Klaassen (Ajax)
Teun Koopmeiners (Atalanta Bergamo)
Marten de Roon (Atalanta Bergamo)
Xavi Simons (PSV Eindhoven)
Kenneth Taylor (Ajax).
Steven Bergwijn (Ajax)
Memphis Depay (FC Barcelona)
Cody Gakpo (PSV)
Vincent Janssen (Antwerp)
Luuk de Jong (PSV)
Noah Lang (Club Brugge)
Wout Weghorst (Besiktas)
(With information from Reuters)