International roundup: Netherlands cruise but Frenkie De Jong out of Euros

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Netherlands’ delight with an emphatic 4-0 win over Iceland in their last warm-up match on Monday before heading to the Euros turned to despair when it was announced that playmaker Frenkie de Jong would not be going to the tournament in Germany.

De Jong, 27, has been battling to be fit in time after suffering several ankle injuries this season playing for Barcelona. He attempted training for the first time with his team mates on Sunday, after a week of individual work, but after examinations on Monday doctors said he would not be ready in time.

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