Bilic names Croatia squad
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New Rangers signing Nikica Jelavic has been included in the Croatia squad for the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers double-header next month.

Coach Slaven Bilic has named a 23-man squad for the Group F qualifying matches against Latvia in Riga on 3 September and Greece in Zagreb on 7 September.

Croatia squad:

Goalkeepers: Vedran Runje (Lens/FRA), Danijel Subasic (Hajduk Split), Stipe Pletikosa (Spartak Moscow/RUS)

Defenders: Josip Simunic (Hoffenheim/GER), Vedran Corluka (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Ivan Stinic (Hajduk Split), Gordon Schindelfeld (Sturm Graz/AUT), Jurica Buljat (Hajduk Split), Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR)

Midfielders: Mladen Bartulovic (Arsenal Kiev/UKR), Ognjen Vukojevic (Dynamo Kiev/UKR), Tomislav Dujmovic (Lokomotiv Moscow/RUS), Nikola Pokrivac (Salzburg/AUT), Luka Modric (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG), Ivan Rakitic (Schalke 04/GER), Drago Gabric (Trabzonspor/TUR), Danijel Pranjic (Bayern Munich/GER), Niko Kranjcar (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG)

Strikers: Eduardo da Silva (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR), Ivica Olic (Bayern Munich/GER), Mladen Petric (Hamburg/GER), Nikica Jelavic (Rangers/SCO) Mario Mandzukic (VfL Wolfsburg/GER)