Star pays the price for £3.5m Tottenham switch with national team snub

Michel Vorm

Michel Vorm has been dropped from the Netherlands reckoning, He is not even on standby.

Michel Vorm was on the move this summer, swapping Swansea City for the bright lights of London by signing for Tottenham Hotspur.

Mauricio Pochettino snapped him up to provide competition for number one goalkeeper Hugo Lloris this summer, with Tottenham paying £3.5 million for the Dutch international.

His move came as Lukasz Fabianski made a move to the Liberty Stadium and Vorm decided it was time for a fresh challenge.

However it was an odd move considering he is not going to overtake Lloris as the club's number one stopper any time soon. The French international's recent form would also prove a massive barrier to participation.

Now his move has caused him an obvious issue - as he has been dropped by the Dutch national team announced by Guus Hiddink.

The new Dutch manager has named three goalkeepers in his squad, Jasper Cillessen of Ajax, Tim Krul or Newcastle United and Jeroen Zoet of PSV Eindhoven.

Vorm is not even the standby goalkeeper - Hiddink has instead decided to opt for Kenneth Vermeer, who joined Feyenoord this summer from Ajax.

You can understand why Hiddink has decided not to call up Vorm. He has played just 90 minutes of football so far this season, as opposed to the other three who have all been regulars for their respective clubs.

Vorm, who has 15 caps for the Dutch national team, may have signed out on his Dutch career with his move to Tottenham Hotspur.

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