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The veteran midfielders lead a capable squad put in a tough group at Euro 2016.

By The SI Staff
May 31, 2016

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, Leverkusen free-kick master Hakan Calhanoglu and Dortmund veteran Nuri Sahin lead Turkey's 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

Turkey-based midfielder Mehmet Topal and Selcuk Inan are also part of the mix, as is Burak Yilmaz, who scored eight goals in the 2012-13 Champions League for Galatasaray during a prolific stint at the club before departing for China's Beijing Guoan this year.

Turkey is in a tough Group D along with Spain, Croatia and the Czech Republic. 

Here is Turkey's roster in full:

GOALKEEPERS: Volkan Babacan (Medipol Basaksehir), Onur Recep Kivrak (Trabzonspor), Harun Tekin (Bursaspor)

DEFENDERS: Gokhan Gonul (Fenerbahce), Sener Ozbayrakli (Bursaspor), Semih Kaya (Galatasaray), Ahmet Calik (Genclerbirligi), Hakan Balta (Galatasaray), Caner Erkin (Fenerbahce), Ismail Koybasi (Besiktas)

MIDFIELDERS: Mehmet Topal (Fenerbahce), Selcuk Inan (Galatasaray), Ozan Tufan (Fenerbahce), Oguzhan Ozyakup (Besiktas), Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen), Nuri Sahin (Borussia Dortmund), Arda Turan (Barcelona), Olcay Sahan (Besiktas), Volkan Sen (Fenerbahce), Emre Mor (Nordsjaelland)

FORWARDS: Burak Yilmaz (Beijing Guoan), Cenk Tosun (Besiktas), Yunus Malli (Mainz)

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