Although there are no football activities going on at the moment in most part of the World at the moment because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, transfer talks are on going as players are being linked to different clubs and Atletico Madrid’s midfielder: Thomas Partey is one of those players who has been in the transfer news of recent.
Thomas Partey, the 26 year old Ghanian has been linked to Arsenal and other top clubs for the few weeks but latest reports has it that Arsenal appears to be the choice of the highly rated defensive midfielder with his father’s recent comments.
While speaking to a Radio station in Ghana, Jacob Partey (his father) believe that his son has a higher chance of joining Mikel Arteta’s side this summer.
In his exact words :
“I called my son after hearing the rumours and he told me that the rumours are true,” said Jacob Partey. “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 of supporters in Ghana. I will be happy if he decides to move to Arsenal. What they are discussing now is how Atletico will release him.”
Thomas Partey’s release clause from Atletico Madrid is reported to be in the region of 54 million pounds and his contract expired in 2022.
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