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Arsenal transfer rumours: Aouar, Partey, Chambers, Guendouzi 0

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have apparently been given a double blow in their effort to strengthen the midfield section. The two players they’ve recently been linked the most in that aspect are Houssem Aouar of Olympique Lyon and Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid.

According to The Telegraph, Aouar and his representatives have been contacted by an unnamed Champions League club, and that puts a rather obvious obstacle in the Gunners’ path to bring him to the Emirates. One of those clubs could potentially be Bayern Munich, who lost the services of Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool a few days ago. It has also been claimed that Serie A champions Juventus have been monitoring the 22-year-old for a while with a view of taking him to Turin.

Thomas Partey – A new hope? 0

Posted on September 08, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have been heavily credited with interest in Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid throughout the summer, and even before. The Spanish club reportedly rejected two offers from the Gunners early on, both consisting of a player+cash arrangement.

Atletico have so far been adamant that Partey would not be leaving unless a potential suitor triggers his release clause set at €50 million (£45m). They’ve been also hoping they would be able to convince the midfielder to sign a new contract, which would see that clause rise significantly, but they haven’t had any success in that area so far. Partey apparently remains open to other options and does not wish to recommit to the Rojiblancos at this point.

Aubameyang set to sign new contract 0

Posted on August 17, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to sign a new contract with Arsenal, according to multiple sources.

Aubameyang’s future was pretty much up in the air for a long time. His current deal expires in 2021, which means it has entered its final 12 months. The club have been keen to keep him for years to come, but they were reportedly willing to contemplate a sale if he doesn’t renew his commitment in order to avoid losing him for free. It has also been reported that the Gabonese forward wanted assurances on the club’s ambitions to compete for major honors before he makes his decision.

Arsenal have second Partey bid rejected by Atletico 0

Posted on July 28, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have reportedly had two offers for Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey rejected, according to The Guardian.

Partey has recently become a very important player for Diego Simeone’s team. Primarily a defence-minded midfielder, he has made a total of 46 appearances this season so far, with their Champions League campaign still to have its conclusion after they knocked out Premier League title winners Liverpool in the round of 16. The 27-year-old powerhouse played a big part in that feat. He also managed to get on the scoresheet four times.

Arsenal to step up Partey interest 0

Posted on July 01, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have intensified their interest in signing Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid this summer, according to David Ornstein of The Athletic.

The 27-year old midfield powerhouse has played 42 times for Diego Simeone’s side in all competitions this season. He scored three goals and provided no more than one assist, but it’s hardly relevant for a player whose primary duty is to protect the back line by positioning himself directly in front of them and fight for every ball.

Lacazette set for contract talks amid Atletico interest 0

Posted on June 12, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal are set to hold talks over a new contract with Alexandre Lacazette amid the interest in his services coming from Atletico Madrid, according to ESPN.

The club still face uncertainty over the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer, but they are apparently adamant that they won’t be parting ways with both strikers. The pair are good friends, but both of them are keen to hear and consider Arsenal’s long-term vision under Mikel Arteta before making their respective decisions, especially in the light of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Almost all players except Mesut Ozil have agreed to take a 12.5% pay cut, with the German still earning his £350,000 per week.

Looking for Partey 0

Posted on June 09, 2020 by Harry Kettle

There’s no rest for the wicked these days, even in the midst of a global pandemic.

Football may not be fully back to business with some leagues still waiting to receive the green light, but it does appear as if we’re on our way back to a point where we can say that full operations have resumed once more. Whether or not that lasts, of course, is a different matter altogether, but it’s definitely worth noting that things haven’t been this busy in months – and that goes for the reported dealings in the transfer market, too.

Thomas Partey informs his father of Arsenal talks 0

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey has informed his father he is currently in talks with Arsenal over a possible move to the Emirates, as relayed by AS.

Apparently, Jacob Partey says his son has told him the rumours about it were true, that there is genuine interest in his services from the Gunners and that he is in talks with them, although he added that the matter was still in Atletico’s hands as they wait to see what they will be offering now.

Arsenal submit Thomas Partey bid 0

Posted on April 15, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have submitted a bid for Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey, according to Daily Express.

Partey has been on Atletico books for his whole career so far. He has had loan spells as a youngster, first with RCD Mallorca in 2013/14, and then with UD Almeria the following season. After his return to the parent club in 2015, the number of games he was involved in gradually grew from season to season. This term he has made 35 competitive appearances in all competitions before the Coronavirus pandemic caused football to stop; 31 of those were starts.

Arsenal in for Partey? 0

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid is a man in demand at the moment. Many clubs around Europe seem to be keen on obtaining his services, and according to ESPN, Arsenal are one of them.

Apparently, the 25-year-old Ghana international has expressed excitement about the idea of playing in the Premier League, which is a significant boost (if true) for the Gunners, but also Manchester City who have beem linked with him as well.

Partey has been on the books at Atletico his whole career so far, though he did have loan spells with Mallorca and Almeria before actually making his debut for the Rojiblancos in 2015/16. Since then, he has amassed a total of 131 appearances for the Madrid club, netting 11 goals.



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