Thomas Partey has barely featured for Arsenal this season after another frustrating spell with injuries. Reports have recently claimed that Arteta and Arsenal have grown frustrated with the Ghanaian and are ready to sanction his exit.
And according to Turkish outlet Tavkim, that exit could lead him to Galatasaray.
Manager really wants Thomas Partey
According to Tavkim, Galatasaray manager Okan Buruk has asked the board to sign Thomas Partey from Arsenal. Buruk wants Partey to replace Tanguy Ndombele, who has once again failed to impress at yet another club.
The club are weighing up a loan offer for Partey and feel Arsenal will be ready to do business.
Partey attracted a £35m offer from Saudi in the summer but stayed in North London. However he has done very little since then, spending most of the time on the sidelines. Thankfully for the Gunners, big money signing Declan Rice has been superb, probably even proving to be an upgrade on Partey.
Partey’s time at Arsenal seems to be coming to an end
One thing that isn’t talked about much is knowing the right time to get certain players out of the door. Pep Guardiola does this well at Manchester City. This certainly looks like the time for Arteta to show Thomas Partey the doors and the manager seems to agree with that.
The midfielder has already been replaced by Declan Rice. His time at the Emirates Stadium certainly looks to be coming to an end. Whether or not that is his fault or not is open to debate. Injuries have been an issue for him. We see this with a lot of players, in that they simply cannot recover and go from one problem to another.
A move to a big club like Galatasaray will probably suit the 30-year-old. However, he would need to get fit first. But if he can get playing again, keep himself fit and clear of injury, and prove himself once more, then it will be good news for all parties including his new club, if any.
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