World Cup: Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal checks out new blood
Holland coach Louis van Gaal has hinted the door to his World Cup squad remains open.
Last Updated: 19/02/14 2:34pm
Van Gaal's team will tackle France in Paris on March 5, when forwards Jean-Paul Boetius and Quincy Promes, midfielders Davy Klaassen and Davy Propper, and defender Karim Rekik, will hope to be involved for the first time.
Feyenoord winger Boetius and Rekik, who is on loan from Manchester City to PSV Eindhoven, are the youngest of the quintet, with both players just 19 years old.
Van Gaal has also selected six goalkeepers for the fixture.
Omitted by Van Gaal was Dynamo Kiev forward Jeremain Lens, his punishment for being sent off in the friendly against Colombia in November.
Holland squad: Jasper Cillessen (Ajax), Tim Krul (Newcastle), Maarten Stekelenburg (Fulham), Kenneth Vermeer (Ajax), Michel Vorm (Swansea), Jeroen Zoet; Daley Blind (Ajax), Jeffrey Bruma, Daryl Janmaat (Feyenoord), Bruno Martins Indi (Feyenoord), Karim Rekik (PSV Eindhoven), Paul Verhaegh (Augsburg), Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord), Joel Veltman (Ajax) Gregory van der Wiel (Paris St Germain); Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Leroy Fer (Norwich), Nigel de Jong, Siem de Jong (Ajax), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Davy Propper ( Vitesse), Stijn Schaars (PSV Eindhoven), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Kevin Strootman (Roma); Jean-Paul Boetius (Feyenoord), Memphis Depay, Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke), Luciano Narsingh, Quincy Promes (FC Twente), Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich).