Manchester City midfielder De Jong to miss Holland's clash with Australia
06 October 2009 11:41
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Nigel de Jong has pulled out of the Holland squad for their friendly against Australia.
De Jong picked up an injury during Manchester City's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at Aston Villa and will therefore not make the long trip to play in Sydney on Saturday.
Holland are assured of a place in the World Cup finals next summer after finishing top of qualifying Group Nine.