Blind likely to be back for Euro 2020, says Dutch coach

15/5/2021 1:12:00 PM

The defender has been included in a provisional squad despite not playing since March.

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The defender has been included in a provisional squad despite not playing since March. FMTNews DaleyBlind Euro2020

The defender has been included in a provisional squad despite not playing since March.

-May 15, 2021 6:06 PMBlind hurt both his ankle and knee in a World Cup qualifying win over Gibraltar. (AFP pic)AMSTERDAM: Doctors are predicting that Netherlands defender Daley Blind will recover from injury and be ready for the European Championship, coach Frank de Boer said.

The 31-year-old was included on Friday in a provisional squad that De Boer named for the tournament despite not playing since March, when he hurt both his ankle and knee in a World Cup qualifying win over Gibraltar.Blind had surgery to repair torn ankle ligaments, ruling him out of the rest of the Dutch league season, but is in line for a return next month.

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