Daley Blind insists he has grown as a player since moving to the Premier League, as the Manchester United midfielder prepares to put his new learning to the test for Holland.
Blind's transfer last year after a productive World Cup saw him reunited with his former Oranje mentor Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford, and he has quickly adapted to the rigours of English football, with 22 appearances and two goals in the season so far.
The 25-year-old is expected to play a key role when the national side faces...
Bayer Leverkusen defender Omer Toprak has ruled out returning to the Turkey national team in the near future.
Toprak and Leverkusen teammate Hakan Calhanoglu allege that they were threatened with a gun by a friend of fellow international Gokhan Tore in 2013.
In October last year, midfielder Calhanoglu told German television channel ZDF that Tore and the man had gained access to the hotel room he shared with Toprak.
Hakan Calhanoglu is set to return to the Turkey national team after holding talks with coach Fatih Terim.
The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder -- who last played for the national team in a friendly against Republic of Ireland in May -- was threatened with a gun by a friend of his fellow international Goktan Tore in 2013.
In October last year, he told German television channel ZDF that Tore and the man had gained access to the hotel room he shared with Turkey and Leverkusen teammate Omer Toprak.
Turkey goalkeeper Volkan Demirel walked out ahead of Sunday's 3-1 Euro 2016 qualifying victory against Kazakhstan following abuse by Turkish fans.
Demirel, 33, was warming up on the pitch ahead of the qualifier, only to walk off after being insulted by supporters. He had initially told the fans to be quiet before then waving sarcastically, removing his gloves and marching away while reportedly close to tears.
The game took place at Galatasaray's Turk Telekom Arena, and the Fenerbahce player has long...