Europa League final: Partey named in Atletico Madrid squad
Ghana midfielder, Thomas Partey has been included in Atletico Madrid squad for the final of the Europa Cup in Lyon on Wednesday night.
Simeone’s side will take on Olympic Marseille in this year’s finals.
Partey was part of the 20 team man list that left Madrid on Monday evening.
The energetic midfield dynamo has been magnificent for the “Rojiblancos” this season, playing 49 times in all competitions registering 5 goals in the process and he is expected to start tonight against the French side.
Full Atletico matchday squad for Europa League final:
GK: Jan Oblak, Axel Werner, Alex Dos Santos.
DEF: Sime Vrsaljko, Juanfran Torres, Jose Gimenez, Diego Godin, Stefan Savic, Lucas Hernandez, Filipe Luis.
MID: Vitolo, Gabi, Thomas Partey, Saul Niguez, Koke.
ATT: Angel Correa, Antoine Griezmann, Diego Costa, Kevin Gameiro, Fernando Torres.
The Spanish side has been in the finals of the UEFA Champions League twice in three years and won the Europa Cup in 2009/10 and 2011/12 seasons.