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Netherlands Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

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Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal has named his 23-man squad for World Cup 2014.

Holland faces a difficult group at World Cup 2014, where they’ll play Spain, Chile and Australia. But the Dutch have a strong squad filled with European experience despite Rafael van der Vaart pulling out of contention this week due to an injury.

The squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers:

Jasper Cillessen (Ajax)
Tim Krul (Newcastle United)
Michel Vorm (Swansea City)

Defenders:

Bruno Martins Indi (Feyenoord)
Daryl Janmaat (Feyenoord)
Terence Kongolo (Feyenoord)
Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord)
Joël Veltman (Ajax)
Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa)
Paul Verhaegh (FC Augsburg)

Midfielders:

Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray)
Nigel de Jong (AC Milan)
Daley Blind (Ajax)
Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord)
Leroy Fer (Norwich City)
Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea City)
Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV)

Forwards:

Robin van Persie (Manchester United)
Arjen Robben (Bayern München)
Jeremain Lens (Dinamo Kiev)
Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce)
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04)
Memphis Depay (PSV)

Be sure to read our Netherlands World Cup preview.


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