Arsenal Transfer News: Thomas Partey flies to London to sign for Gunners after late drama in Madrid

Tanish Chachra
|Published 05/10/2020

Arsenal Transfer News: Thomas Partey to sign for Arsenal as he is aboard a plane to London with Gunners triggering release clause.

The deadline day of the summer transfer window is intensifying with every minute passing by and now the transfer of Thomas Partey to Arsenal is coming close.

In the latest report by Fabrizio Romano has claimed that Arsenal has informed La Liga that they would be triggering Thomas Partey’s transfer clause.

The notification has been received by Atletico Madrid and it has been further informed the Ghanian International has boarded the plane for London.

The 27-year-old is due to do complete some paperwork before he is officially an Arsenal player, ending the 3-months long saga.

On the other hand, it has been also reported that Lucas Torreira is going to Arsenal on loan, with Los Rojniblancos having an option to buy.

Arsenal is going to offer Partey a five-year-long contract. Though, this transfer can be jeopardized, as only the last few hours are left before the deadline is closed.

And under these final hours, Arsenal is supposed to complete, medical, personal agreement completion and Atletico Madrid receiving official payment to La Liga from Arsenal for the release clause.

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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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