Arsenal are still favourites to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder according to reports from England. The Ghana midfielder has been the subject of speculations in recent days following his refusal to sign a new contract at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Partey 27, is regarded as s key player for the Madrid outfit having emerged as a complete midfielder capable of dominating opposing midfielders.
The Athletic claims that Arsenal have intensified their pursuit but are reluctant to meet his buyout clause of around £45 million in his current contract.
Partey on his part is keen on a move to the Emirates and has informed his representatives to facilitate the move .
The midfielder is also hopeful that Arsenal can negotiate a deal with Atletico that would satisfy Madrid club demands.
Partey has all the tools to succeed in the EPL possessing pace, power and passing ability. The Gunners have been crying for a midfield general and Partey is capable of bringing steel and poise to the midfield.