Sporting activities News of Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has not dominated out a move away from the club this summer season.
The Ghanaian intercontinental is reportedly currently being monitored by both equally Manchester United and Arsenal following an impressive marketing campaign with the La Liga aspect.
The 25-year-previous, who has a bare minimum price release clause of £43.5 million (€50 million) in accordance to his agent Jose Daniel Jimenez Pozanco, is also getting viewed by Inter and Partey conceded that he is conscious of speculation encompassing his future.
Though reluctant to communicate about his potential, he refused to rule out a summer time departure. He informed BBC Sport: “It really is challenging for me to discuss about transfers since the next moment it will be like ‘Thomas is making an attempt to leave’ but for me actively playing soccer is what helps make me delighted.
“I maintain indicating I am blessed to be at this stage now simply because I know men and women who participate in more durable and work more difficult than me but are nowhere near to getting below.
“I do not know what the foreseeable future retains for me but as prolonged as I participate in and they are delighted with me here then there is no require flirting with other individuals.
“So the only point that would make me disappointed will be not enjoying. I feel most footballers can understand that not taking part in is the finest torture any specialist footballer can go as a result of.”
Partey has produced 42 appearances for Diego Simeone’s aspect, setting up on the 50 he accrued very last time period in all competitions.
Generally deployed at the foundation of midfield, Partey is owing to url up with the Ghana squad for next month’s African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The Black Stars are hoping to win their first AFCON title due to the fact 1982, getting experienced two heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeats to Burkina Faso and the Ivory Coast extra not long ago in 2015 and 2010 respectively.
Partey’s side face Benin in their to start with Team F match on June 25, ahead of having on Camerouon and Guinea-Bissau.