Thomas Partey tells friends he'd love to join Arsenal to prove himself

Thomas Partey tells friends he'd love to join Arsenal to prove himself

- Thomas Partey has told friends that he is willing to join Arsenal this summer

- The Atletico Madrid star has been linked with the Gunners in recent weeks

- A £43million release clause is on Partey's deal but a swap deal with Lacazette could be considered by both sides

Thomas Partey has finally made a decision on whether to leave Atletico Madrid for Arsenal in the summer, reports claim.

The Ghanaian midfielder has been linked to the emirates in the past few weeks as Mikel Arteta looks to inject more experienced players into his midfield in the summer.

And a release clause of £43million is currently on the 26-year-old's contract which would be doubtful for Arsenal who currently have a tight budget for the summer due to the pandemic.

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But the Atletico star is bent on joining the Gunners with the hope that the Spanish side and the north London club could strike a deal.

According to the Telegraph, Partey has told his friends he wants a move to the Emirates to prove his worth in the Premier League.

The Telegraph also claim Arsenal and Atletico may consider a swap deal with forward Alexandre Lacazette if a deal can not be reached for Partey.

The defensive midfielder has played 24 games in La Liga and eight Champions League matches under Diego Simeone this season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Austin Okocha became the most expensive player in Africa after his impressive performance at the France 98' World Cup, according to Daniel Amokachi.

The mercurial midfielder earned a move to Paris Saint-Germain after the tournament for a record fee, the highest ever by an African player.

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Okocha was Nigeria's best player from the group phase and the round of 16 before losing to Denmark by 4-1 in the quarter-finals.

His individual display against the Danish side did not go unnoticed as Okocha won the hearts of many fans around the world despite the crushing defeat.

Legit.ng also reported that TB Joshua also known as Temitope BalogunJoshua is a Nigerian controversial pastor of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN).

Ghanaian footballer Gladson Awako recalls how TB Joshua was instrumental to the West African nation's triumph at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Egypt in 2009.

The Black Starlets became the first African nation to win the tournament with Nigeria coming close twice on two occasions.

Awako claimed that the man of God was with the team in each match of tournament en route to the final and winning the cup.

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