PHOTO: Newcastle United star Tim Krul training in picturesque environment with Netherlands

Tim Krul

Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is training with the rest of the Netherlands national team in Austria, while former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt comments on their defeat to Italy on Thursday.

Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is currently on international duty with the Netherlands national team, and he seems to be having a good time.

The Dutch squad is currently in Austria preparing for their opening Euro 2016 Group A qualifier against the Czech Republic in Prague on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old star, who represented his country at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has taken to social networking site Twitter to post the picturesque place where he and his countrymen are training.

The Netherlands will head into the match on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Italy in a friendly international on Thursday. First-half goals from Ciro Immobile and Daniel De Rossi were enough for the Azzurri to pick up the victory at the Stadio San Nicola in Bari.

Newcastle star Krul did not start that game and is likely to remain on the substitutes’ bench against the Czech Republic next week, but former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt did feature against Italy.

The 34-year-old Fenerbahce attacker played the entire 90 minutes and is looking to put the defeat to their European rivals behind them.

Kuyt posted the following photo on Instagram along with the message: ‘After a disappointing result against Italy it's time to look forward and make ourselves ready for game against Czech Republic!!’

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