Browsing: Thomas Partey

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.

“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