Several experinced names including Arda Turan have been omitted from the Turkish national team for their friendly games agaisnt Russian and Croatia next week.
Manager Fatih Terim is once again expected to deploy a 4-2-3-1 formation with Dortmund’s wonder-kid winger Emre Mor on the right wing.
Turan is Terim’s highest profile omission however, it is understood that the 29-year-old is being rested after only recently returning to full fitness for Barcelona.
Here is how Turkey could line-up without their star Arda Turan in the squad.
National team squad:
Defence: Ahmet Oğuz, Ahmet Çalık (Gençlerbirliği), Şener Özbayraklı, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, İsmail Köybaşı (Fenerbahçe), Çağlar Söyüncü (Freiburg), Serdar Aziz (Galatasaray)
Midfield: Hakan Çalhanoğlu (Bayer Leverkusen), İrfan Can Kahveci (Gençlerbirliği), Mehmet Topal, Ozan Tufan, Salih Uçan, Volkan Şen (Fenerbahçe), Nuri Şahin, Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund), Oğuzhan Özyakup, Olcay Şahan (Beşiktaş), Gökhan Töre (West Ham United), Cengiz Ünder (Başakşehir)
Forward: Cenk Tosun (Beşiktaş), Yunus Mallı (Mainz 05), Enes Ünal (Twente)