Art Langeler has named a 24-man provisional Jong Oranje squad for the upcoming games with Belgium and Andorra.

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Netherlands will face Belgium in a friendly on the 22nd of March before a must-win European Championship qualifier with Andorra five days later. Jong Oranje currently sit second in their group but five points behind leaders England.

Langeler has called up AZ Alkmaar’s Teun Koopmeiners, Ajax’s Carel Eiting, N.E.C’s Arnaut Groeneveld and Reading’s Pelle Clement for the first time. There is also several established names such as Riechedly Bazoer, Bart Ramselaar and Oussama Idrissi.

Justin Kluivert, Guus Til and Steven Bergwijn could also be included if they fall out of the main Netherlands squad, which will be finalised next week.

Langeler will name his definite squad a week on Friday.

The full squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Joel Drommel (Twente), Yanick van Osch (PSV), Justin Bijlow (Feyenoord)

Defenders: Rick van Drongelen (Hamburg), Justin Hoogma (Hoffenheim), Thomas Ouwejan (AZ Alkmaar), Denzel Dumfries (Heerenveen), Philippe Sandler (PEC Zwolle), Bart Nieuwkoop (Feyenoord)

Midfielders: Teun Koopmeiners (AZ), Juninho Bacuna (Groningen), Riechedly Bazoer (Wolfsburg), Carel Eiting (Ajax), Arnaut Groeneveld (N.E.C), Michael Vlap (Heerenveen), Bart Ramselaar (PSV), Pablo Rosario (PSV), Pelle van Amersfoort (Heerenveen)

Attackers: Oussama Idrissi (AZ), Richairo Zivkovic (KV Oostende), Sam Lammers (PSV), Pelle Clement (Reading), Gervane Kastaneer (Kaiserslautern), Vito van Crooy (VVV Venlo)

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