Depay and Simons named in Netherlands World Cup 2022 squad | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Van Dijk, Depay and Malacia have all been named within the squad, together with uncapped 19-year-old PSV midfielder Simons.

Barcelona ahead Memphis Depay has been included within the Netherlands’s 26-man squad regardless of having not performed since selecting up an harm towards Poland in September.

A number of different high-profile gamers have been added to this yr’s World Cup squad, together with Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk and Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

Supervisor Louis Van Gaal additionally named 19-year-old surprise child Xavi Simons in his squad. The uncapped midfielder joined Eredivisie facet PSV Eindhoven from PSG in June and has notched a formidable eight targets in 13 league video games.

Xavi Simons
Xavi Simons in motion for PSV Eindhoven towards Arsenal within the Europa League [Dylan Martinez/Reuters]

There will probably be no place for Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek who has made solely a handful of appearances for his membership this season. Van Gaal, a former Manchester United supervisor, additionally disregarded keeper Jasper Cillessen, who had been a part of the Netherlands crew that got here third within the 2014 World Cup.

The Netherlands crew in full:

Goalkeepers

  • Justin Bijlow (Feyenoord)
  • Andries Noppert (Heerenveen)
  • Remko Pasveer (Ajax Amsterdam)

Defenders

  • Nathan Ake (Manchester Metropolis)
  • Daley Blind (Ajax)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
  • Denzel Dumfries (Internazionale)
  • Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer Leverkusen)
  • Matthijs de Ligt (Bayern Munich)
  • Tyrell Malacia (Manchester United)
  • Jurrien Timber (Ajax)
  • Stefan de Vrij (Inter Milan)

Midfielders

  • Steven Berghuis (Ajax)
  • Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona)
  • Davy Klaassen (Ajax)
  • Teun Koopmeiners (Atalanta Bergamo)
  • Marten de Roon (Atalanta Bergamo)
  • Xavi Simons (PSV Eindhoven)
  • Kenneth Taylor (Ajax)

Forwards

  • Steven Bergwijn (Ajax)
  • Memphis Depay (Barcelona)
  • Cody Gakpo (PSV)
  • Vincent Janssen (Antwerp)
  • Luuk de Jong (PSV)
  • Noah Lang (Membership Brugge)
  • Wout Weghorst (Besiktas)

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