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Thomas Partey

Who is Thomas Partey?

Thomas Teye Partey is a Ghanaian midfielder who plays for the Premier League club Arsenal. Ghana international was born on 13 June 1993 in Krobo Odumase.

Thomas began his professional career at Atletico Madrid in 2013, going on loan to Spanish clubs Mallorca and Almería, and returned to Los Colchoneros in 2015, with whom the midfielder won the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in 2018.

On 5 October 2020, the London club announced the signing of Thomas on a long-term deal after activating his £45m release clause with La Liga giants. Partey was given the No.18 shirt, which had been vacated by Nacho Monreal the previous campaign.

On 17 October 2020, Thomas played his debut game for the Gunners as a substitute for Xhaka in a 0–1 defeat in the Premier League with Man City.

Five days later, the African midfielder started his first game for the London club in a 2–1 away victory over Rapid Wien in the UEFA Europa League. On 6 December, Partey would make his comeback from the injury in the North London derby but suffered another injury at halftime.

The Gunners lost 2-0 to Tottenham eventually. Thomas would not play again until a month later, when the midfielder came off the bench in a 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace.

What is Thomas Partey’s international career like?

In May 2016, the African midfielder was called up for the first time to the Ghana national team by coach Avram Grant, ahead of a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game with Mauritius.

Partey played his debut game on 5 June, replacing Frank Acheampong for the final 11 minutes of a 2–0 away victory that booked Ghana’s position in the finals.

On 5 September 2017, the Ghanaian midfielder scored his first international hat-trick in a 5–1 victory over Congo in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. The Ghanaian midfielder was chosen in Kwesi Appiah’s 23-man team for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

In their last group match, Partey scored in a 2–0 victory over Guinea-Bissau at the Suez Stadium as Ghana topped their group. Thomas netted in the penalty shootout at the end of the last-16 match with Tunisia on 8 July, though his side was eliminated.

The African midfielder won Ghana Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019. Ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Thomas was named Ghana’s vice-captain.

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