Dick Advocaat has named his provisional Netherlands squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers with Belarus and Sweden.

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Netherlands travel to Belarus on the 7th of October before hosting Sweden in their final World Cup qualifier three days later. Oranje need to win both games and hope they better Sweden’s goal difference to have any chance of snatching a play-off spot.

Dick Advocaat has recalled Klaas-Jan Huntelaar following his good form for Ajax, while Robin van Persie and Daryl Janmaat have also been named in a 35-man provisional squad. Advocaat will name his final squad on the 29th of Septermber

The full provisional squad is as follows:

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

Defenders: Nathan Aké (AFC Bournemouth), Daley Blind (Manchester United), Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Crystal Palace), Wesley Hoedt (Southampton), Daryl Janmaat (Watford), Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax), Bruno Martins Indi (Stoke City), Karim Rekik (Hertha BSC), Kenny Tete (Olympique Lyon), Joël Veltman (Ajax), Stefan de Vrij (Lazio)

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

Attackers: Ryan Babel (Besiktas), Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord), Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyon), Bas Dost (Sporting Lisbon), Eljero Elia (Istanbul Basaksehir), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Ajax), Vincent Janssen (Fenerbahçe), Jeremain Lens (Besiktas), Jürgen Locadia (PSV), Robin van Persie (Fenerbahçe), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moscow), Arjen Robben (Bayern Münich)




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