The Ghana international has been hobbled by injury, but Gunners’ new system offers him perfect opportunity to get his career off to a flying start
If a 50 million euro midfielder dominates Manchester United at Old Trafford and no fans are there to see it, did it really happen?
As Arsenal have toiled through much of the season without summer acquisition Thomas Partey, this is a question that seems increasingly relevant. After all, that statement performance against the Red Devils is one of only three 90s the Ghana international has gotten through since swapping Madrid for North London.
On that night, all of the hype and excitement that had trailed Arsenal’s deadline day swoop for Partey was borne out in a majestic showing on a ground where the Gunners had not won in the league for 14 years.