New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has persuaded Salomon Kalou to come out of international retirement.

The former Belgium coach also included striker long-term absentee Seydou Doumbia in a 27-man squad.

Hertha Berlin's Kalou quit the Elephants after the defending champions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations this year.

Ivory Coast face the Dutch in a friendly on 4 June and Guinea in a 2019 Nations Cup qualifier five days later.

Three of the four former France youth internationals that Wilmots has persuaded to swap national allegiances and play for Ivory Coast are also included in the squad.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Jeremie Boga and Maxwell Cornet could all make their debuts for Ivory Coast in June while Seko Fofana misses out through injury.

The games will be the first in charge for Wilmots since he was appointed in March.

Ivory Coast squad:

Goalkeepers: Sylvain Gbohouo (TP Mazembe, DR Congo) Axel Kacou (Tours, France), Mandé Sayouba (Stabaek, Norway), Ali Badra Sangaré (AS Tanda, Ivory Coast), Abdoul Karim Cissé (SC Gagnoa, Ivory Coast)
Defenders: Serge Aurier (Paris St Germain, France), Mamadou Bagayoko (St Truiden, Belgium), Eric Bailly (Man Utd, England), Simon Deli (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic), Lamine Koné (Sunderland, England), Ismaël Traoré (Angers, France), Wilfried Kanon (ADO Hague, Netherlands), Adama Traoré (FC Bâsel, Switzerland), Joris Gnagnon (Rennes, France), Ghislain Konan (Guimaraes, Portugal)

Midfielders: Cheick Doukouré (Metz, France), Franck Kessié (Atalanta, Italy), Geoffroy Serey Dié (FC Basel, Switzerland), Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Mainz, Germany), Jean Michaël Séri (Nice, France)

Attackers: Nicolas Pépé (Angers, France), Maxwell Cornet (Lyon, France), Giovanni Sio (Rennes, France), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace, England), Jérémie Boga (Grenada/Spain), Salomon Kalou (Hertha Berlin, Germany), Seydou Doumbia (FC Bâsel, Switzerland)

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