Tim Krul has been named in the full Netherlands squad to play Brazil and Uruguay in two upcoming International friendlies.
Tim Krul – first call up for full Dutch squad
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has announced a 23-man squad which includes three goalkeepers in Michel Vorm (Utrecht), Tim Krul (Newcastle United) and Jasper Cillessen (NEC)
The Brazil game will take place on June 4th and the game against Uruguay will be on June 8th.
First choice Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg is not included due to injury and the coach has called up tow yojhn g golakeeprrs in Newcastl’s Tim Krul and NEC’s Jasper Cillessen.
Milan midfielder Mark van Bommel and Tottenham Hotspur star Rafael van der Vaart have both been left out of the sqaud becasue of injury.
Tim has played 34 times for the full Newcastle side, with 25 of those appearances being this season in the Premier League.
The full Dutch squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Michel Vorm (Utrecht), Tim Krul (Newcastle United), Jasper Cillessen (NEC)
Defenders: Khalid Boulahrouz (Stuttgart), Edson Braafheid (Hoffenheim), Jeffrey Bruma (Chelsea), John Heitinga (Everton), Hedwiges Maduro (Valencia), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg), Erik Pieters (PSV), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax)
Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (Barcelona), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Stijn Schaars (AZ), Wesley Sneijder (Inter), Kevin Strootman (Utrecht), Demy de Zeeuw (Ajax)
Attackers: Eljero Elia (HSV), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Luuk de Jong (Twente), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Robin van Persie (Arsenal), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)