Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Soon after the end of their second La Liga draw against Leganes, Atletico Madrid started training on Sunday amid the absence of nine international footballers.

A total of 14 Rojiblancos will be leaving for their national duties during the upcoming week and a half.

The list included Argentines Augusto Fernandez, Nicolas Gaitan and Angel Correa, Uruguayans Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez, the Croatian Sime Vrsaljko, Slovenia’s Jan Oblak, the Montenegrin Stefan Savic, and the Brazilian Filipe Luis, reports Efe.

This list will be joined by Spain’s Saul Ñíguez and Koke Resurreccion, France’s Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez, and the Belgian Yannick Carrasco.

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