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Partey absent from Atletico Madrid squad to face Granada

17:39 GMT 23/11/2019
Thomas Partey Atletico Madrid 2019-20
The Ghanaian midfielder will play no part in Los Rojiblancos' squad that takes on the Andalusian outfit

Thomas Partey has been omitted from the Atletico Madrid squad that will tackle Granada at Los Carmenes in La Liga on Saturday evening. 

The official line-up released by the club on Twitter reveals a midfield four of Vitolo, Hector Herrera, Marcos Llorente and Koke. 

It is the second time in all competitions this season he will be omitted from any Atleti matchday squad, the only one being a 2-0 defeat at Real Sociedad on September 14 where he was nursing a hamstring injury.

It is also only the third time in the Spanish top-flight this term the 26-year old failed to make the starting XI. 

Partey was involved with the Ghana national team during the international break, scoring the first goal in the Black Stars' 2-0 win over South Africa at Cape Coast Stadium.