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Saturday November 13 2010
Inter rage at Sneijder's Dutch call

Inter are said to be furious after Wesley Sneijder was called up for Holland's friendly despite being told to rest after his fainting spell and anaemia diagnosis.

The midfielder fainted at half-time during the 1-1 draw with Brescia last week and was sent to specialists who found he was suffering from exhaustion due to anaemia.

He was rested for Wednesday's game with Lecce, but is expected to start the Milan derby tomorrow evening.

Sneijder needs rest to recuperate, so Inter are reportedly angry with Dutch manager Bert van Marwijk for calling him up for a friendly against Turkey on November 17.

The Nerazzurri are certainly not alone in their fury, as Arsenal are angry that Robin van Persie has been included despite only recently making his comeback from two months on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

Bayern Munich are also livid that Mark van Bommel is in the squad regardless of his fitness problems.

The German club was already furious at the long-term injury that Arjen Robben picked up on international duty.

"I only take responsible decisions but I don't have this job to make friends with the clubs of my players,” said van Marwijk.

Holland squad: Stekelenburg (Ajax), Vorm (Utrecht); Boulahrouz (Stuttgart), Emanuelson (Ajax), Maduro (Valencia), Heitinga (Everton), Mathijsen (Hamburg), Pieters (PSV), van der Wiel (Ajax), Wisgerhof (FC Twente); Afellay (PSV), van Bommel (Bayern Munich), Janssen (FC Twente), Schaars (AZ Alkmaar), Sneijder (Inter), van der Vaart (Tottenham), de Zeeuw (Ajax); Huntelaar (Schalke), Kuyt (Liverpool), Lens (PSV), van Persie (Arsenal)

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