Mikel Arteta saw the Gunners’ Premier League winning run come to an end as they lacked inspiration in north London, while Roy Hodgson will feel aggrieved that Palace left with only a point after creating the better chances.
Browsing: Thomas Partey
The loan is repayable by the end of May and is principally designed to help offset the ongoing absence of matchday revenue for the season.
The 27-year-old has signed a four-year contract with Atletico and replaces Thomas Partey, who joined Arsenal just before the transfer window closed.
The 31-year-old has not played for the Gunners since March and has not featured in the matchday squad for the last 17 matches.
“La Liga on Monday informed Atletico Madrid at 23:28 that representatives from Arsenal arrived at the footballing body’s headquarters looking to meet Thomas Partey’s release clause,” read a statement on Atletico Madrid’s website just before the midnight CET deadline
After a goalless 120 minutes, Sergio Ramos scored the decisive spot kick to seal a 4-1 win after Saul Niguez and Thomas Partey failed to find the target from 12 yards.
The Portugal international broke the deadlock early in the second half of a tight game, sliding to the floor to knock the ball in on the rebound after his first shot had been parried by the hosts’ goalkeeper Guilherme
Mohamed Salah has been named 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year for the second consecutive time.
Goals from Ghana captain, Thomas Partey and debutant, Emmanuel Boateng, with a penalty kick ensured a miserable night for Nishino.