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Roy Keane compares Partey to old rival Patrick Vieira

Former Man United captain Roy Keane has praised Arsenal's new boy in midfield Thomas Partey after an impressive and commanding display in the center of the park in the Gunners' 1 nil victory over the Red Devils at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday. He added that the Ghana international reminded him of his old rival Patrick Vieira. Partey joined Arsenal from Atletico Madrid this summer and has been impressive for the Mikel Arteta led side since making his debut last month. The gallant midfielder was a stand-out performer in the victory at Old Trafford and Keane couldn't help but applaud and compare the Ghanaian to another Arsenal midfield great in the person of Patrick Vieira. “Partey was outstanding,” Keane told Sky Sports.  “The more I look at him, the more I wish h...

Newcastle to gamble by signing Balotelli

Reports suggest that Mario Balotelli could be set for a return to the Premier League as Newcastle are prepared to take a gamble on the Italian striker in their bid to escape relegation from the Premier League. Balotelli has been heavily linked with a departure from Nice after club president Jean-Pierre Rivere stated that there is a possibility of the player leaving the club. The Italian striker may not sign a new deal with Nice and this is likely to start the beginning of another adventure in another European League, possibly a return to the Premier League with Rafa Benitez' Newcastle. The uncertainty over his future at Nice resulted in him being given time away from the training ground by club manager Patrick Vieira. READ: Klopp feels Kompany should’ve been red carded after ra...