Arsenal’s Thomas Partey Praised For His Sterling Performance Against Rapid Vienna

Thomas Partey in action

At the point when Thomas Party was signed by Arsenal from Athletico Madrid, much was expected from him considering his wonderful performance displayed at Madrid. During the Premiere League match between Arsenal and Manchester City, Partey came in the game in the second half for a brief timeframe, but was still seen in the ‘picture’.

On Thursday 22nd October, 2020, Party was sensational during the Europa League match against Rapid Vienna. Arsenal beat the Vienna by 2-1. After the match, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta waxed expressive over Thomas Partey’s performance in the 2-1 victory.

Partey was given his first beginning at the club against the Austrian giants since joining from Atletico Madrid on a transfer. The 27-year-old kept it perfect and clean in the center of the field as the Gunners came from a goal down to beat their Group B rivals 2-1 at the Allianz Stadion. The Ghana international recorded 92 passes in the game, giving him a rate pace of 90.

Partey also made one key pass and won 4 airborne duels and 5 tackles. Overall, Partey touched the ball 102 times and made one clearance and an interception each which made him one of the most persuasive players on the pitch. In Arteta’s post-match interview, he showered praises on the midfielder but says he is expecting significantly more from him in his ensuing matches.

Partey held the midfield without anyone else in the second half when Arsenal were somewhat more open and begun to take more chances attacking certain spaces with certain players. And that is what captivates Arteta.

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In relations to this, eminent English broadcaster Piers Morgan has additionally given his seal of endorsement with respect to Arsenal recruit Thomas Partey, comparing him to club legend Patrick Vieira. The broadcaster tweeted:

Partey’s the real deal – strong, quick, silky smooth, commanding.
It’s taken 15 years, but we’ve finally found a replacement for @OfficialVieira.


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