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Silva – Partey is the type of player that Arsenal were missing

Former Arsenal star and club legend Gilberto Silva has praised Thomas Partey and believes that the Ghana international is the best holding midfielder they've had since his departure in 2008. Partey made the move to Arsenal from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day, October 5 precisely after the London outfit paid his £45million release clause.  Although injuries have hampered his progress at the club this season, he is a good player and showed his class in the 2:1 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby in the Premier League on Sunday. When Gilberto was asked if the Ghanaian is the best holding midfielder that Arsenal have had since his departure, he was full of praise for the midfielder and added that he makes others better such as Granit Xhaka and the defende...
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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...
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Why Arsenal should make Thomas Partey a priority

Arsenal are one of the Premier League clubs that have made the news in recent weeks with regards to reinforcements in midfield. They've been heavily linked with summer moves for Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid and Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon. The Gunners have started the season brilliantly, although they were pegged back by the 3:1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Monday night. The London-based Premier League club now under the management of Mikel Arteta have been heavily linked with a summer move for the aforementioned duo. However, it remains to be seen if the parent clubs of these targets will be willing to agree to their terms being offered by the Premier League club as this has not been the case thus far. READ: The Flick and Bayern combo is just too formidable Regar...
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Thomas Partey Keen On Arsenal Switch

Every time a transfer window approaches, there seems to be one player who stands out as the most in-demand, and right now that man is Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey. Stories are circulating about his future, with Europe’s top clubs linked, but now he appears to have nailed his colors to the mast where his future is concerned. These rumors have been gaining a lot of attention in the press and are playable bets on several sites found on bettingonline.co.uk. In addition, there have been comments made to Tru FM’s Sports World Show by Jacob Partey, Thomas’ father, Arsenal is the likely destination for the Ghanaian. Jacob Partey said, “I called my son after hearing the rumors, and he told me that the rumors are true.” He went on to add, “He told me they are holding talks be...
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Bayern Munich enter race for Thomas Partey

Bayern Munich have reportedly entered the race for Arsenal target and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey. The La Liga outfit are keen to secure the player's future at the club on a long term basis amid interest from top clubs in Europe. They have offered to double his wages which currently stand at £65,000 per week. Partey's release clause of £43.6m is what has alerted the likes of Arsenal. However, they've been deliberating on whether to include Alexandre Lacazette as a makeweight in any potential deal due to their current financial woes. READ: Lyon to seek millions in damages after Ligue 1 was ended Regardless, Bayern Munich have joined the race for Thomas Partey as they look to bring in new players when the summer transfer window opens. The Bavarian giants are in the m...
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Thomas Partey’s agents deny ongoing talks with Arsenal

The representatives of Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey have denied that the player is in talks to join Arsenal after the Ghanaian's father, on Tuesday, claimed that negotiations on a move to the Emirates were ongoing. Jacob Partey, his father, claimed that he had confirmed from his son that Arsenal were in talks to sign him. ‘I called my son after hearing the rumors and he told me that the rumors are true,’ Jacob Partey, said in a chat with Tru FM’s Sports World Show READ: Jorginho close to a new contract amid exit rumors, says agent ‘He told me they are holding talks between him and Arsenal. It all depends on the offer Atletico are demanding. If he goes to Arsenal fine, they have a lot supporters in Ghana. ‘I will be happy if he decides to move to Arsenal. What they are ...
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Thomas Partey rejects criticisms on his performances for Ghana

Ghana international and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has responded to criticisms that he performs better for his club compared to his performances for the Ghana national team. The 25-year-old is expected to play a key role for the Black Stars of Ghana when they commence their quest for a fifth AFCON title in Egypt next month. Ghana has been drawn alongside the likes of Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, and Benin in Group F. The player has been criticized for his relatively below-par performances for the national team in order to avoid injury. In a chat with the BBC, Thomas Partey said: "Obviously, at club level, you train with the same players every day and this is Europe so the facilities and pitches are better" READ: https://footiehound.com/bayern-handed-boost-in-the-purs...