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Four English-based players in Dutch squad

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  • Coach Bert van Marwijk names four English-based players in his Dutch squad
  • A total of 22 players included for the friendly clash with England in Amsterdam
  • Striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar is named after completing his transfer to AC Milan
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(CNN) -- Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has named four England-based players in his 22-man squad to play Fabio Capello's side in a friendly in Amsterdam on August 12.

Van Marwijk has named four current Premier League players for the Netherlands' match against England.

Van Marwijk has named four current Premier League players for the Netherlands' match against England.

Liverpool duo Dirk Kuyt and Ryan Babel have been selected alongside Arsenal's Robin van Persie and Nigel de Jong of Manchester City.

Other names familiar to English fans include former Chelsea winger Arjen Robben and Andre Ooijer, who left Blackburn for PSV Eindhoven in the summer.

Meanwhile veteran Giovanni van Bronkhorst, who left Arsenal six years ago, has been included despite being troubled by a knee injury.

The 34-year-old defender has been ruled out of Feyenoord's Eredivisie opener against Vitesse Arnhem due to the complaint to cast doubt over his availability next Wednesday.

Striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar has also named in the squad after completing his move from Real Madrid to AC Milan.

Netherlands squad:

Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Michel Vorm (Utrecht);

Defenders: John Heitinga (Atletico Madrid), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg), Dirk Marcellis, Andre Ooijer (both PSV Eindhoven), Edson Braafheid (Bayern Munich), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord);

Midfielders: Mark van Bommel (Bayern Munich), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Rafael van der Vaart (Real Madrid), Demy de Zeeuw (Ajax), Stijn Schaars (AZ Alkmaar), David Mendes da Silva (AZ Alkmaar), Ibrahim Afellay (PSV Eindhoven), Wesley Sneijder (Real Madrid);

Strikers: Robin van Persie (Arsenal), Dirk Kuyt, Ryan Babel (both Liverpool), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (AC Milan), Arjen Robben (Real Madrid).

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