Real Sociedad keeper Sander Westerveld has been rewarded for his recent good form with a recall to the Dutch national side.

Westerveld comes in for the injured Edwin van der Sar for next week’s friendly internation ag8inst Argentina.

Westerveld, whose career looked to be in freefall when he was relegated to number three keeper at Liverpool, has been in scintillating form this season for Spanish League leaders Real Sociedad.

‘It’s sad for Edwin van der Sar that he is injured,’ said the Dutch national coach Dick Advocaat.

‘But these unlucky moments will give other players the opportunity to show their skills during the training camp and match.’

The match also sees the return of Mark van Bommel and Pierre van Hooijdonk, both of whom missed last Novemeber’s against Germany through injury.

The squad:
Goalkeepers: Ronald Waterreus (PSV), Sander Westerveld (Real Sociedad).
Defenders: Frank de Boer (Barcelona), Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Arsenal), Michael Reiziger (Barcelona), Fernando Ricksen (Glasgow Rangers), Jaap Stam (Lazio Roma).
Midfielders: Mark van Bommel (PSV), Paul Bosvelt (Feyenoord), Philip Cocu (Barcelona), Edgar Davids (Juventus), Clarence Seedorf (AC Milan), Patrick Kluivert (Barcelona).
Forwards: Ronald de Boer (Glasgow Rangers), Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Chelsea), Pierre Van Hooijdonk (Feyenoord), Roy Makaay (Deportivo la Coruna), Andy van der Meyde (Ajax), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Manchester United), Boudewijn Zenden (Chelsea).