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Robert eligible (PSV.nl)

1 feb 2005 - Source: PSV.nl

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The latest signing, the Brazilian striker Robert, is eligible and has been included in the provisional squad for the league encounter at home against RBC Roosendaal. Guus Hiddink has called up nineteen players, two of whom are doubtful.One of them is latest signing Robert himself. The 23-year-old forward is troubled by a sore toe-nail. Hiddink feels that is the main reason the Brazilian has made a somewhat strained impression at training so far. "We must give guidance to this lad. The circumstances are new for him; there is a different football culture over. Farfán, Beasley and Alex had a seven week preparation to the current campaign. Robert has only been here for a few days. He needs opening up; he is still somewhat strained", felt Hiddink.André Ooijer is the second major doubt. The defender has a slight ankle problem. Hiddink will decide on Wednesday which player will be dropped from the squad.Young-Pyo Lee is available once again. In spite of high temperatures, the South Korean defender was at De Herdgang each day. Hiddink: "You usually have to be sure your illness has run itself out, but Lee has recovered miraculously quickly."Michael Lamey has been called up for the squad again. The defender was in Southampton, where he was on trial for a few days, but he returned on Monday. PSV have not heard anything from the Premier League outfit so far. Jefferson Farfán is on the way back, according to Guus Hiddink. "He's on the right track. We shouldn't underestimate the after effects of a bacterial infection. It may take a long time before you have really recovered. He is on the way back, but he is not the player he was before he fell ill", explained Hiddink.Guus Hiddink is impressed by the bright restart that RBC have. "They had a bright start to the second period of the season. They've shown spirit and optimism. And when you are rooted at the bottom of the table, a win may is boosting."RBC head coach Jan van Dijk will have to do without Danny Hesp, who is suspended, and Pius Ikedia, Eric Hellemons and Sammy Youssouf, who have all sustained injuries. Elvis Hammond, though, on loan from Fulham, is eligible.The squad for the league encounter, at home against RBC Roosendaal:Goalkeepers: Gomes, Zoetebier.Defenders: Ooijer, Lee, Alex, Bouma, Addo, Lamey and Bøgelund.Midfielders: Van Bommel, Vogel, Lucius, De Jong.Forwards: Park, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Beasley, Farfán, Robert and Sibon.