Klaassen and Van Aanholt win recalls to Dutch squad

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Davy Klaassen and Patrick van Aanholt have won recalls to the Netherlands national squad after coach Frank de Boer on Friday named 25 players for three internationals this month.

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Klaassen won the last of his 16 caps three years ago but is selected again after impressing for Ajax Amsterdam in recent weeks after he rejoining the club.

Left back Van Aanholt returned from a shoulder injury for Crystal Palace last month.

Also back in the 25-man squad after missing out last month are Russian-based midfielder Tonny Vilhena and AZ Alkmaar striker Calvin Stengs.

The Dutch host Spain in a friendly next Wednesday before completing their Nations League campaign at home to Bosnia on Nov. 15 and Poland away on Nov. 18.


Goalkeepers: Marco Bizot (AZ Alkmaar), Jasper Cillessen (Valencia), Tim Krul (Norwich City)

Defenders: Nathan Ake (Manchester City), Daley Blind (Ajax Amsterdam), Stefan de Vrij (Inter Milan), Hans Hateboer (Atalanta), Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace), Owen Wijndal (AZ Alkmaar)

Midfielders: Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona), Mohamed Ihattaren (PSV Eindhoven), Davy Klaassen (Ajax Amsterdam), Teun Koopmeiners (AZ Alkmaar), Donny van de Beek (Manchester United), Joel Veltman (Brighton and Hove Albion), Tonny Vilhena (Krasnodar), Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool)

Forwards: Ryan Babel (Galatasaray), Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord), Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur), Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyonnais), Luuk de Jong (Sevilla), Donyell Malen (PSV Eindhoven), Quincy Promes (Ajax Amsterdam), Calvin Stengs (AZ Alkmaar).

Writing by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by David Goodman