Premier League Thomas Partey : Mikel Arteta provides injury update on Ghanaian midfielder

Thomas Partey Arteta

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has provided encouraging update on Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey injury during his pre-match press conference on Friday.

The 29-year old contracted an injury in early minutes of the Ghana’s friendly game against Brazil last week (3-0) and had to be replaced quickly.

He was further ruled out to Black Stars second friendly match against Nicaragua (1-0 win) and was allowed to fly back to London.

Ghana Football Association (GFA) stated that the former Atletico Madrid star picked up a knee injury.

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Few days later, it seems that the injury is a minor one as Thomas Partey is expected to be including in Arsenal’s squad to face Tottenham in the North London derby this Saturday (11:30am).

“They are part of the team”, Mikel Arteta answered when quizzed about Partey, Kieran Tierney and Zinchenko.

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