Netherlands squad

Janssen back in Dutch squad

August 17, 2011

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has named a preliminary squad of 27 players for the Euro 2012 qualifiers against San Marino and Finland next month.

Theo Janssen
GettyImagesTheo Janssen is back in the squad

Ajax midfielder Theo Janssen returns to the line-up having been cut from the final squad for the friendly against England, which had to be cancelled last week as a result of the riots in London.

Ibrahim Afellay has also been included by Van Marwijk despite concerns over a hamstring injury.

Oranje, who lead qualifying Group E, will take on San Marino on September 2 before travelling to Finland four days later.

Holland squad: Tim Krul (Newcastle), Maarten Stekelenburg (Roma), Michel Vorm (Swansea); Khalid Boulahrouz (Stuttgart), Edson Braafheid (Hoffenheim), Jeffrey Bruma (Hamburg), John Heitinga (Everton), Joris Mathijsen (Malaga), Erik Pieters (PSV Eindhoven), Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax); Ibrahim Afellay (Barcelona), Mark van Bommel (AC Milan), Theo Janssen (Ajax), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Hedwiges Maduro (Valencia), Stijn Schaars (Sporting Lisbon), Wesley Sneijder (Inter Milan), Kevin Strootman (PSV Eindhoven), Rafael van der Vaart (Tottenham), Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV Eindhoven); Eljero Elia (Hamburg), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Luuk de Jong (FC Twente), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Robin van Persie (Arsenal), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich).