Father Confirms Atletico Madrid Midfielder is in Talks With Arsenal

After being linked with Arsenal for close to one year, it seems Thomas Partey is finally ready to move to the Emirates Stadium. The midfielder through his father confirmed that they are in talks with Arsenal representatives.

I called my son after hearing the rumours & he told me that they are true. He told me they are holding talks between him & Arsenal. It all depends on the offer Atl├ętico are demanding. If he goes to Arsenal, I will be happy & they have a lot supporters in Ghana, the told Ghanaian media outlets.

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Arsenal lack a strong atheltic midfield presence since Alex Song left and Mikel Arteta is convinced Partey is the man to fill that gap. He has an offer with the Spanish side to renew his contract that would also see him double his wages but is understood to be willing to listen to what Arsenal have to offer first.

Should he join the Gunners, he will be the the third African player at the club after Pierre Emerick Aubameyang who is the skipper and Nicholas Pepe who is the clubs highest ever purchase.

With the season suspended and no clear path as t when the window will open, it is not quite clear when a deal could materialize but Arsenal fans will be encouraged by the fact that the management team is working on improving the squad.

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