Arsenal are reportedly in talks with Atletico Madrid over the signing of Ghanaian international midfielder, Thomas Partey. Pundits believe that this move would be a huge statement if they can get a deal over the line.

This information blew up after Thomas Partey’s father, Jacob, on Tuesday confirmed that the Gunners are in talks with Atletico Madrid over a potential £45m deal for his Son.

“I called my son after hearing the rumours and he told me that the rumours are true.” Mr Partey said, as per Ghana Web. “He told me they are holding talks between him and Arsenal.”

“It all depends on the offer Atletico are demanding. If he goes to Arsenal fine, they have a lot of supporters in Ghana. I will be happy if he decides to move to Arsenal.” he said.

This news is already building up Excitement and anticipation among a large number of Arsenal fans ahead of the summer transfer window and the intentions of the team can be seen from a far.

More of this will unfold as days pass by.

By Basil Ogembo