Atletico Marid Leaves Thomas Partey Out of Champions League Squad

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has overlooked Ghana international Thomas Partey in his squad for his side’s Uefa Champions League group opener against Dutch side PSV Eindhoven in midweek.

The 23-year-old was not called by the Argentine gaffer for his 19-man squad that will make a short trip to the Netherlands to face the Eredivisie powerhouse.

Simeone has condemned Partey to his fourth absence from four games in all competitions.

Partey, who played for Ghana during the international break, was also out of Simeone’s squad for Saturday’s emphatic 4-0 drubbing of Celta di Vigo.

Goalkeepers: Jan Oblak and Andre Moreira

Defenders: Juanfran, Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez, Lucas Hernandez, Diego Godin and Filipe Luis

Midfielders: Yannick Carrasco, Koke, Saul Niguez, Tiago Mendes, Gabi, Nicolas Gaitan and Augusto Fernandez

Strikers: Kevin Gameiro, Fernando Torres, Angel Correa and Antoine Griezmann.

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