African players abroad Aubameyang : Arsenal youngsters will learn a lot from Thomas Partey


Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has praised Thomas Partey qualities as he believes youngsters in the club will earn quality play from the Ghanaian midfielder.

Thomas Partey was named man of the match in gunners 2-1 win over Rapid Vienna in Europa League last week. And his teammate Aubameyang hailed his outstanding qualities ahead of their clash against Leicester City tonight (7pm).

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”Thomas has been great since joining the club,” Aubameyang said.

”He has integrated so well in the squad. He is kind, calm and smiley. On the pitch, we have already seen what he will bring us in matches.

”My family is from Gabon but I also have some roots in Ghana where Thomas is from so we are family too!

”It is good for some of our younger players to have a player of his calibre at training. They will learn a lot from him.”

Aubameyang said Partey's profile is new in Arsenal squad.
Aubameyang said Partey’s profile is new in Arsenal squad.

”He is so strong physically but yet so good on the ball as well,” he said.

”We didn’t really have a profile like this in our squad before. In terms of ball progression, beating the press, going forward, he will be very important for us.” Aubameyang added.

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