Robin Van Persie, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Memphis Depay are the big name omissions from Netherlands coach Danny Blind’s squad ahead of upcoming matches against Greece and Sweden.
PSV Eindhoven midfielder Jorrit Hendrix receives his first call up as the Oranje, who failed to qualify for Euro 2016, play Greece in a friendly in Eindhoven and then travel to Sweden for their opening game in 2018 World Cup qualifying Group A.
Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen (Barcelona/ESP), Maarten Stekelenburg (Everton/ENG), Jeroen Zoet (PSV Eindhoven)
Defenders: Patrick van Aanholt (Sunderland/ENG), Daley Blind (Manchester United/ENG), Wilfred Bruma (VfL Wolfsburg/GER), Virgil van Dijk (Southampton/ENG), Tete (Ajax), Joël Veltman (Ajax), Ron Vlaar (AZ), Jetro Willems (PSV)
Midfielders: Riechedly Bazoer (Ajax), Jorrit Hendrix (PSV), Davy Klaassen (Ajax), Davy Pröpper (PSV), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray/TUR), Kevin Strootman (AS Roma/ITA), Georgino Wijnaldum (Liverpool/ENG)
Forwards: Steven Berghuis (Feyenoord), Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg/GER), Vincent Janssen (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Luuk De Jong (PSV), Luciano Narsingh (PSV), Quincy Promes (Spartak Moscow/RUS)
– Agence France-Presse