On the deadline day Arsenal decided to make a great final great move on the transfer window and paid the Thomas Partey's release clause to Atlético de Madrid, worth $58 million, to contract the player. The Gunners had always make big surprises on deadline days in the past, such as Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Aged 27, the Ghanaian international midfielder is just what Mikel Arteta needs for his team. Fierce, passionate, physical and strong, Thomas formed himself under Diego Simeone hand and will perfectly fit in an Arsenal that still needs a great value like him in the center of the field.
The transfer was the most expensive that the North London club make in this window, in which Gabriel arrived from LOSC Lille for more than $30 million, Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson from Dijon for $4 million and Pablo Marí's move was completed from Flamengo for $10 million.
Arsenal had a fair start in the Premier League season, winning three out of four games played, in which they scored eight goals and received five. To enforce the defense and try to bring fewer problems to Bernd Leno, Thomas Partey's arrival will be perfect.