After series of negotiations and bids over the Ghanaian midfielder, Thomas Partey, Arsenal have now agreed to pull of another deadline day blockbuster by triggering his release clause.
A number of reliable reports all back up this claim.
Alvaro MonteroTV on Thomas Partey
“Arsenal are going to pay that clause. Once you pay the clause the player is yours. Arsenal have called La Liga to confirm”
According to the reliable James Benge of football London, the player’s medical will take place in Madrid soon.
Thomas Partey’s Arsenal medical will take place in Madrid soon.
The reliable David Orstein of the Athletic also had his say
Arsenal make late move to sign Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid. Contacted 27yo camp expressing intention to pay clause. #AFC making all necessary arrangements (medical in Spain etc) + optimistic.
An official announcement is expected soon.