The Netherlands are part of an illustrious list of ten teams to have won the European Championship, and with a squad full of young prospects and established stars it looks like they could be in for quite the summer.


Of course, world class teams are plentiful at the moment with the likes of France, Belgium and Portugal all boasting ridiculous sides ahead of the tournament, but the Flying Dutchmen will want to challenge for the title having finished runners up in the first instalment of the UEFA Nations League in 2019.

Daley Blind,Donyell Malen,Frenkie De Jong,Georginio Wijnaldum

While there are plenty of high profile young talents in the Dutch side like Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt, the 1988 Euro winners have other hot prospects capable of shining on the European stage.


With that in mind, let's take a look at some of their young stars.


Myron Boadu

Myron Boadu

Having only broken through into AZ Alkmaar's senior team towards the end of last season, Boadu is hardly a household name at this stage. But he will be soon.


As a 19-year-old striker with a lot of pace, you often find this man in and behind opposition defences causing problems.


He's a complete centre forward. He assists goals like a false nine, pops up in the right positions like a poacher, is comfortable using either foot, and is also an exceptional dribbler. With what this lad can do at just 19, it's frightening to think how fine of a player he could become with the right tuition.


Scoring 14 goals and assisting a further eight in just 24 league appearances this season, Boadu is the joint-third top scorer in the Eredivisie behind Cyriel Dessers and Steven Berghuis. But that's not all - the forward has also netted four and set up two for teammates in the Europa League in 2019/20.


It will be tough for Boadu to start regularly in the summer, but having scored on his debut against Estonia in November it gives manager Ronald Koeman an extra thing to think about.


Donyell Malen

Donyell Malen,Wart Van Zoest

Just like Boadu, this lad would probably beat you in a 100m sprint. Or any other sprint for that matter. Yes, that's right, yet another pacy attacker that the Netherlands have on their books. Not just any attacker either, but a young one with bucket loads of potential and an addiction for scoring goals of all kinds.


Halted by a knee injury in which he had surgery on back in December, it's been a while since Malen has been in action but he has proven himself as a clinical finisher and seems unfazed by big occasions.


Malen was an ​Arsenal player until June 2017 when he was sold to current club PSV Eindhoven, leaving many Gunners supporters confused and disappointed as his potential was clear as day. He is now enjoying a successful start to his senior career in the Eredivisie, having scored 11 in 45 matches across the past two seasons. He also scored five in a single game as PSV thrashed Vitesse 5-0 at the start of the season.


His overall goal-to-game ratio may not sound all that impressive, but you've got to remember that Malen doesn't just play as a number nine but also as a winger or a shadow striker at times. Versatility is what this guy is all about and he will be a fantastic option for Koeman at this summer's tournament.


Steven Bergwijn

Steven Bergwijn

From Arsenal to their north London rivals Tottenham. Bergwijn was Spurs' big mid-season addition, arriving at the club for a fee of around £27m at the end of the January window from PSV. Playing alongside Malen at PSV, the 22-year-old attracted a number of clubs around Europe after some fantastic displays of talent in the Dutch top flight.


He's hit the ground running in the ​Premier League already, scoring two goals in just five appearances for Jose Mourinho's side so far. On his debut he netted in the 2-0 win against ​Manchester City in February. Boy oh boy, what a bloody strike that was. Bergwijn controlled the ball on his chest and fired into the far corner on the volley, leaving City goalkeeper Ederson hopeless as fans were sent into pandemonium.


The winger was also on top form in the Eredivisie earlier in the season as he scored five and turned provider for a further ten in just 16 appearances. He netted one and assisted six in a terrific spell of three back-to-back fixtures in September and October, giving PSV the boost they needed to kick off 2019/20 in style.


If he can have a similar impact at the Euros then we are in for a treat.