Van Basten: Expect ´no surprises´

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Holland coach Marco van Basten has admitted he is unlikely to spring any surprises when he names his provisional squad for Euro 2008 on Tuesday.

The Oranje boss will announce a list of 30 players, which will then be whittled down to 23 by the May 28 deadline set by UEFA, and told the Dutch FA´s official website,, that his squad will probably not contain any unexpected names.

"That would not make sense," said the coach. "We have been able to form a reasonably concrete squad over the past four years. And we are close to the start of Euro 2008."

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