Arsenal have confirmed that Thomas Partey is flying to London to complete his medical ahead of his move from Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal have triggered Partey’s €50 million release clause meaning the club do not need to negotiate with Atletico and can just agree personal terms with the midfielder.
The 27 year old Ghanaian plays in a defensive midfield role and will slot straight into Mikel Arteta’s starting XI. Partey has played for Atletico his entire senior career making 188 appearances with 18 goals for the club.
Atletico have announced that they will complete the signing of Lucas Torreria on a loan deal for the remainder of the season.
Details on Partey’s contract at Arsenal have not been released however the deal looks to be a 5 year contract at The Gunners.