Lower-division players and indoor soccer specialists were drafted in for the 3-0 friendly defeat to Slovakia in September after the DBU and senior players failed to reach an agreement over commercial rights and other outstanding issues.

A temporary arrangement saw household names like Christian Eriksen return for their 2-0 win over Wales in the UEFA Nations League a few days later, and both sides announced on Saturday that they had now resolved their differences.

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"The CBA ensures orderly conditions for all the national team player's in the years to come, and I can speak for all the national team players when I say that we look forward to keeping our focus on playing football for Denmark and nothing else," team captain Simon Kjaer said in a statement.

The DBU board said it was pleased with the agreement made with the players' association but it sounded a note of caution in its statement, saying that the deal "requires better and more trustworthy co-operation" than has existed in the recent past. (Reporting by Philip O'Connor in Stockholm, Editing by Neville Dalton)

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