Ryan Gravenberch has been advised his newest omission from the Dutch arrange this month is “not” a type of “punishment,” with the midfielder mentioned to have “responded effectively” to talks.
The breakdown within the relationship with Gravenberch and the Netherlands camp begin in September when the midfielder pulled out of the under-21s squad to deal with settling in at Liverpool.
The Dutch FA took offence to his actions with each the youth coach, Michael Reiziger, and Ronald Koeman criticising his choice and leaving him out of the October and November squads.
Koeman has since insisted his exile is “over” and reminded the 21-year-old that “if you’re known as, you could come.”
Now, the Dutch U21s boss, Reiziger, has spoken and reiterated Koeman’s message that the “chapter is now closed,” and he additionally defined why November didn’t herald his return to the arrange.
“I believed it was necessary to carry on to this group as a lot as attainable,” Reiziger advised Voetbal Worldwide of his U21 choice. “Since you are collectively for 3 quick intervals in a row.
“The enjoying model additionally turns into a bit clearer. So that you don’t need to change an excessive amount of.
“That is not a punishment, or something. In no way. That’s already behind us.”
The subsequent likelihood for Gravenberch to be concerned is within the March worldwide break, and Reiziger is aware of the shape he’s proven at Liverpool suggests he could also be above the U21s by that time.
“In the course of the subsequent worldwide match, in March, you’ll, after all, look additional,” Reiziger added on the matter.
“You then don’t even know whether or not he’s nonetheless eligible for the Dutch Juniors or the Dutch nationwide workforce as a result of he performs superb video games at Liverpool. That’s simply an excellent factor.
“However once more, we now have three intervals in fast succession and this group has achieved effectively. That’s actually the explanation to not take Ryan alongside now.
“As KNVB (Dutch FA) we’re in touch with him, that was additionally defined to him, Nigel de Jong did that. He responded effectively to that.”