Thomas Partey's Individual Highlights Vs. Liverpool Proves He's An Elite Midfielder
His transfer rounds off an impressive window for Arsenal who've recruited smartly this summer.
:lock_with_ink_pen: @Thomaspartey22 has joined us from Atletico Madrid on a long-term contract#NoThomasNoPartey
- Arsenal (@Arsenal) October 5, 2020
But the Ghanaian midfielder could well be the shrewdest piece of business based on his past performances for 'Atleti' including his superb showing versus Liverpool last season.
The 27-year-old performed brilliantly in the middle of the park, breaking up play and setting up attacks.
The night Thomas Partey Anfield :punch:
A special player. A marquee signing. #NoThomasNoPartey pic.twitter.com/guIvmOnRTv
- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 5, 2020
Partey's then side went onto beat the Reds 3-2 at Anfield to secure a spot in the next round.
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Mikel Arteta, meanwhile, is delighted to add a "high-quality" player in Partey to his squad for the 2020/21 season.
"We have been watching Thomas for a while, so we're now delighted to add such a high-quality player to our squad," he said.
"He is a dynamic midfielder with great energy.
"He brings a lot of experience from a top club that has competed at the highest level in La Liga and the Champions League for several years.
"We're very impressed with his attitude and his approach to the game
"He's an intelligent footballer and we're looking forward to him integrating into our system and contributing to the progress we're building at the moment at the club."
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It must be time to reload The Armoury #NoThomasNoPartey pic.twitter.com/kuLm4bDSey
- Arsenal (@Arsenal) October 6, 2020
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