27.9 C
Ghana
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

‘Partey is just what Arsenal needed’ – Arteta

TRENDING

Know your coaches for 2020/21 GPL Season: Profile of Aduana Stars coach Samuel Kwesi Fabin

On today’s episode of “Know your coaches” for the forthcoming Ghana Premier League season, we profile Aduana Stars coach...

PHOTOS: “One constituency, One Artificial turf”: Government commissions Kyebi Astro turf

The Minister for Zongo and Inner City Development Mustapha Hamid on Sunday inaugurated an Astro turf at Kyebi in...

Sulley Muntari will succeed in the South African Premier League – Fatau Dauda

Legon Cities goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has backed Sulley Muntari to succeed in the PSL if he eventually seals a...
Stephen Owura Kissi
Journalism has been my prior job during childhood. With all things been so good for me, I am able to achieve my aim and fulfill the promise I made to my family. I am now a renowned sports journalist working with Ghana News Page.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has spoken about the impact that he hopes Thomas Partey will have on the Arsenal squad following his 45m transfer from Atletico Madrid on deadline day.

The Ghanaian anchor man made the switch from Madrid to London after months of speculation.

Speaking to Arsenal’s official website the Spanish tactician explained that Partey was one of the first targets he identified, but he wanted to get a better handle on the squad.

“We identified him a few months ago” he then added “the more you know about the squad, you know more about where you think you can improve it”

Arteta was also full of praise of the Ghana international as he explained that Partey’s versatility and adaptability would make Arsenal stronger

“I think he allows us to play different formations and he can fit in within those formations in different positions”

He concluded that Partey was an ideal fit for a number of reasons as he explained what made Partey so special

“We believe he has the right qualities, with his character and his personality and as well with his technical qualities”

After the international break Partey will be hoping to help Arsenal continue their strong start to the season as Arteta faces his mentor Pep Guardiola in a tantalizing clash at the Etihad Stadium.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

%d bloggers like this: