Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey is set to play a key role for Atlético Madrid as they clash with city-rivals Real Madrid in La Liga today.

The 25-year-old has enjoyed a good run of games in the last few weeks and is likely to be named in Diego Simeone’s starting XI.

The Madrid giants face off at the Wanda Metropolitano with both sides trying to chase down La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Partey has played a total of 19 games in La Liga this season, scoring two goals.