Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid: Confirmed Lineups – Mesut Ozil Will Not Feature

Arsenal face Atletico Madrid in their first International Champions Cup clash against Europa League champions Atletico Madrid in the National Stadium, Singapore.

Atleti are missing several first-team stars. Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Lemar, Lucas Hernandez, Sime Vrsaljko, Filipe Luis, Diego Costa, Saul, Koke, Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez all on holiday following the World Cup campaign.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery meanwhile, has a strong squad available with several first-team players ready.

Nacho Monreal, Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira are the notable absentees.

Arsenal fans will not get to see the LMAO, Lacazette, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang and Ozil.

Ozil has not been named on the bench.

The playmaker of Turkish origin cut his post-World Cup break short to return to pre-season early.

Ozil retired from the Germany national team citing racism and discrimination against him being major factors behind the move.

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Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid – Probable Lineups

Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Solano, Rodriguez, Montoro, Juanfran, Vitolo, Partey, Rodri, Correa, Gameiro, Vietto