'He has the aspect to move us one hike forward': Granit Xhaka hails £45m signing Thomas Partey ...
Published: 16:39 BST, 17 October 2020 | Updated: 17:28 BST, 17 October 2020
Granit Xhaka believes s modern £45million arrival Thomas Partey will add an extra dimension to their team - having witnessed his qualities blessing hand.
Partey played in both legs when Arsenal lost to in the UEFA semi-finals in 2018.
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Playing in his natural money midfield position, he helped Atletico mount an outstanding rearguard deed at the Emirates to claim a 1-1 blessing leg originate having played 80 minutes with 10 men next Sime Vrsaljkos red card.
Thomas Partey gets the amend of Granit Xhaka during the 2018 UEFA Europa League semi-final
Partey absolutely wont be afraid to pull any punches in the affection of the midfield for Arsenal
Partey then slotted in for the suspended Vrsaljko at right-back in the come back leg in Madrid, which Atletico won 1-0 to span the final.
And notwithstanding Xhaka knows Partey will instance him relay for midfield places in Mikel Artetas team, he acknowledges he is a elite stratum signing.
He played at the Emirates two years ago in the Europa League semi-final when we gone castigate them, Xhaka told .
He is a noted player. If not, then Arsenal dont buy him - so simple.
Mikel Arteta finally got his person in a £45million agreement on deadline day from Atletico Madrid
Partey gets his shirt pulled by Jack Wilshere during the best leg of the 2018 semi-final
He has the feature to transact us one march forward. He is very, remarkably upstanding in the duels, his brief is remarkably good.
He played in Atletico Madrid a different sort of football so he can support the duo and I am more than breezy we keep a performer like him.
I am other than breezy if we can show with each more and meet each further and torch to learn each other a collection of things.
Partey, 27, completed his carry to the Emirates on offload deadline day after Arsenal activated his free clause.
Xhakas Arsenal profession looked over after being stripped of the captaincy last season but he has worked his routine back into favour.
Xhaka has played himself back into favour at Arsenal since Mikel Arteta became manager
Partey takes on Arsenal immodest Danny Welbeck during the modern leg of the 2018 tie
The Switzerland international added: Mikel explained to me how chief I was to the team.
Until this day the words he gave me was exactly what I wanted to hear and for me it was very finance to show I bequeath apportion everything for the bludgeon and the fans.
Im sure were going back in the Champions League next season.
Arteta named Partey on the bench for Arsenals visit to Manchester City on Saturday evening.
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