Danny Blind has called up a 28 man squad ahead of two upcoming friendlies for the Netherlands against France and England. Bayern Munich winger and Netherlands captain Arjen Robben receives another call-up as the Dutch look to rebuild their squad following their incredibly disappointing Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Robben has declined suggestions that he should retire from international football and focus all of his efforts on Bayern. Perhaps being handed the captain's armband has led Robben to feeling responsibility of "not abandoning" his country in their time of need.
Full Netherlands Squad
Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen (Ajax), Kenneth Vermeer (Feyenoord), Jeroen Zoet (PSV)
Defenders: Daley Blind (Manchester United), Jeffrey Bruma (PSV), Virgil van Dijk (Southampton), Mitchell Dijks (Ajax), Daryl Janmaat (Newcastle United), Timo Letschert (Utrecht), Erik Pieters (Stoke City), Joel Veltman (Ajax), Ron Vlaar (AZ Alkmaar), Jetro Willems (PSV)
Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (Stoke City), Riechedly Bazoer (Ajax), Jordy Clasie (Southampton), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Davy Pröpper (PSV), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Georginio Wijnaldum (Newcastle United),
Forwards: Memphis Depay (Manchester United), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Vincent Janssen (AZ Alkmaar), Luuk de Jong (PSV), Jürgen Locadia (PSV), Luciano Narsingh (PSV), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moscow), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich),