Vermaelen absent for Asia tour
July 11, 2013
By ESPN staff
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Vermaelen, 27, was not named in the 24-man squad that will travel for matches in Indonesia, Vietnam and Japan.
Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal also miss out due to their recent international commitments with Spain while Gervinho is absent through "sickness".
Unfortunately, due to a back injury I can't join my team ...