Arsenal has confirmed midfielder Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid. On Monday, It is the biggest move of transfer deadline day after meeting the Ghanaian’s 50 million euro (45 million pounds, $59 million) buyout clause. Thomas Partey has been a drawn-out target for the Gunners, who were hoping to support their choices in central midfield. “We have been watching Thomas for some time, so we’re currently enchanted to include such a great player to our squad,” said Arsenal chief Mikel Arteta. “He is a dynamic midfielder with extraordinary energy. He brings a lot of experience from a top club that has competed at the most elevated level in La Liga and the Champions League for quite a long while.”
Uruguayan International Lucas Torreira has gone the other path from Arsenal to Atletico on a season-long loan deal. Atletico stated in a statement that “La Liga told Atletico de Madrid at 11.28 pm on Monday that Arsenal delegates have paid Thomas Partey’s release clause at the sports association’s headquarters. They further said that The player has therefore unilaterally terminated his contract with our club, which ran until June 30, 2023
Arsenal gave an impressive start to the season
Arsenal has given an impressive start to the season that won three of their opening four Premier League games. It seems that they aim to come back to the Champions League for the next season for the first time in five years. Although, the Londoners have been short in midfield with Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi, who has joined Hertha Berlin on a season-long advance, solidified out by Arteta. Partey was important for the Atletico sides that arrived at the 2016 Champions League last and beat Arsenal while in transit to winning the Europa League in 2018.
A tough-tackling midfielder with an eye for goal, he is just the 27-year-old who has already scored 16 times in 188 appearances for Atletico since breaking into the first team in 2015.
the club’s technical director Edu said “Thomas has all the right attributes to be a top player for Arsenal,”. “He is a leader on and off the pitch and he is exactly the kind of player and person we want at the club.