World News – GB – Arsenal make morning headlines as Thomas Partey is backed to shine by Mikel Arteta


All the latest Arsenal news, views and transfer rumors from London football as Pau Torres, Thomas Partey, Mikel Arteta and John Barnes dominate this morning’s headlines

Mikel Arteta insisted new signing Thomas Partey has the quality and experience to excel at Arsenal

And he is expected to make his first appearance for the club in the Premier League game against Manchester City today

“There are probably a lot of expectations, but we always have to give the players a little time to adjust,” said Arteta “The Spanish league and the Premier League are completely different, the style of play of Atleti and ours there are also big differences

« What is indisputable is the quality of the player and the level he has played in the last five or six years. It will obviously be a big help and if he has the support of the coaching staff , players and fans that I can see, so obviously the adaptation will be quick »

Manchester United are also linked with the 23-year-old, and both clubs could fight for his signing in January

Torres, who is said to be valued at around £ 35million, has impressed Villarreal in La Liga

The Spanish club are said to be ready to sell at a fair price, but Arsenal could face stiff competition

Former England international John Barnes called Partey ‘excellent signing’ after leaving Atletico Madrid

Arsenal paid £ 45million for the 27-year-old midfielder, who was on their radar for much of the year

« Thomas Partey was needed for Arsenal, they needed a stronger defensive midfield and players who could interrupt play while leading from behind and turning defense into attack, » he said. he said, quoted by the Daily Star

« Partey is a decent player on the ball, but his real qualities lie in getting the ball back and giving Arsenal that steel in midfield to protect the full-backs, so he’s a great signing for them

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« It’s important for fans to understand that he won’t start spraying long, diagonal balls, jumping into the opponent’s half or scoring from long distance

« Arsenal have many players like Aubameyang and Willian who can do it for them Partey will be that shield to support the defense and break the game, which Arsenal has been calling for for a long time

« He could really make a difference for them this season and I am delighted to see how he is doing »

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