What Mikel Arteta told Thomas Partey in first conversation after Arsenal transfer
Thomas Partey has opened up on the first thing that Mikel Arteta told him after he joined Arsenal on transfer Deadline Day in a press conference with the media today.
The BBC’s George Cummings posed the question to the 27-year-old in the star’s first experience with the English media.
As per the Independent, Arsenal’s hierarchy approved the move to trigger the midfielder’s £45m (€50m) release clause at Atletico Madrid after a personal request from Arteta.
Partey, who has returned to London following Ghana’s 5-1 win against Qatar yesterday, admitted that Arteta believes he can do the same thing for the Gunners that he did for Atleti.
The central midfielder reiterated that Arteta told him that he’s ‘seen him play’, with the Spaniard aware of what Partey can ‘give’ to the Arsenal team.
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Thomas Partey on what Mikel Arteta told him in their first talk after he joined Arsenal from