Thomas Partey joins Arsenal from Atletico Madrid. Just some moments are remaining regarding the business of the Summer Transfer window as the deadline day has approached. Clubs are working hard to make their team stronger. Arsenal was also not out of this scenario as out of nowhere they have triggered the Release Clause of Thomas Partey. Partey was one of the top targets for Arsenal this summer but the deal was not getting forward as Atletico clearly told they will not negotiate and the buyer club has to pay the release clause of the Ghana international. Arsenal finally paid it up and sealed the deal. Also, Lucas Torreira joined Atletico Madrid on loan from Arsenal for a different deal. The club has confirmed it on their official website as well as on social media.
Thomas Partey joins Arsenal: Contract Details
As Thomas Partey joins Arsenal, the Premier League club will pay €50Million which is the Release Clause, to Atletico Madrid. Thomas Partey will sign a contract to stay at the club till June 2025 according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Thomas Partey: Career at a glance
Now that Thomas Partey joins Arsenal, let’s have a look at his career. Thomas Partey started his career from Atletico Madrid academy. He mainly started his career as a defensive midfielder. Day by day his ball-carrying ability developed. In the 2013/14 season, he went to RCD Mallorca on loan. Partey developed himself mainly as a destroyer but he is also able to make good passes to the forward line. On season 2014/15 he was sent out again for another loan spell to UD Almeria.
Finally in season 2014/15 Diego Simeone gave him the opportunity to play for the Atletico Madrid senior team. He amazed everybody with his tremendous abilities. He made a huge impact on Atletico Midfield. Partey won the first silverware of his career UEFA Europa League in the 2017/18 season. He also won the UEFA Super Cup in season 2018/19. He played 188 matches for Atletico Madrid, scored 16 goals, and provided 18 assists. His ability to carry the ball and perfect tackles is absolutely mouthwatering.
What can the Ghanaian midfielder offer Arteta
Now that Thomas Partey joins Arsenal, let’s see what he can offer to Mikel Arteta. The Arsenal boss was searching for a defensive midfielder for a long time who has the ability to create good passes also. He chose Thomas Partey for this option and was keen to land him. Finally, he became successful and without any doubt, it can be told that Partey will surely fulfill Arteta’s demand. Fans can expect a good contribution from their new member of the squad too.
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