The 12 best Dutch players to grace the Premier League

Adam Brown
Adam Brown
Adam Brown
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The Netherlands have produced some of the Premier League’s best ever players, even though it’s the players that you could never get on the back of your shirt, without spending an extra £20.

Some of the longest – yet coolest – names in football – and much like Brazilians, their names alone make you think that they’re a half decent player. Unfortunately, though, two players of that mould haven’t made this list – Andy Van der Meyde and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink.

Thankfully for every Jan Van, there’s your…well, why don’t you take a look!

There are some honourable mentions to go out to: Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Patrick Kluivert – who all were exceptional in their own ways, but didn’t quite make the top 12, here.

It’s shocking that the Netherlands have never won the World Cup with the amount of talent they’ve produced. More importantly, how have Holland’s national team managed to drop in quality so much? Like England in some ways, the Dutch fans must reminisce about the times they had a national team which could compete with anyone.

But I’ll tell you who has won the World Cup, and that is Germany. And you can see why when you checkout this lot that played in the Premier League!

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