Van Basten in squad hint
By Gerrit van Leeuwen
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Holland boss Marco van Basten has revealed who may play Russia next month.
Holland boss Marco van Basten has revealed the possible players that may earn a call-up for next month's friendly against Guus Hiddink's Russia.
Of the player to be mentioned with the Oranje for the 7th February clash at the Amsterdam ArenA, Aston Villa defender Wilfred Bouma looks set to appear for his country for the first time since August 2005.
Chelsea winger Arjen Robben, however, may miss out on selection because of an ankle problem.
Van Basten is due to announce his squad for the Russia friendly on Friday, 2nd February.
Possible Holland squad
Goalkeepers: Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United), Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Henk Timmer (Feyenoord)
Defence: Wilfred Bouma (Aston Villa), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Barcelona), Tim de Cler (AZ Alkmaar), Urby Emanuelson (Ajax), John Heitinga (Ajax), Kew Jaliens (AZ Alkmaar), Jan Kromkamp (PSV Eindhoven), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg)
Midfield: Nigel de Jong (Hamburg), Denny Landzaat (Wigan Athletic), David Mendes da Silva (AZ Alkmaar), Clarence Seedorf (Milan), Wesley Sneijder (Ajax), Rafael van der Vaart (Hamburg)
Attack: Ryan Babel (Ajax), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Ajax), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Arjen Robben (Chelsea), Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (Celtic)