Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey has been influential in Arsenal’s 3-0 win against Newcastle on Monday night as he assisted Aubameyang’s first goal.
Thomas was a starter for the first time since his return from injury. After being a second-half substitute in the previous game, the 27-year-old was included in Mikel Arteta’s starting eleven against Magpies.
And the former Atletico Madrid star provided an assist at 50th minute to gunners captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who unlocked the scoreline.
He was latter subbed by Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny at the 67th minute.
Arsenal XI: Leno – Cédric, Luiz, Holding, Tierney – Partey, Xhaka – Saka, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang – Lacazette
Subs: Runarsson, Bellerin, Gabriel, Elneny, Willock, Willian, Pepe, Martinelli, Nketiah
Newcastle XI: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Shelvey, M Longstaff, Almiron, Joelinton, Carroll, Wilson
Subs: Dubravka, Ritchie, Hayden, Hendrick, Manquillo, Yedlin, Murphy, S Longstaff, Anderson