Arsenal interest in Atletico Madrid’s midfielder Thomas Partey, have added some intensity, as the Gunners are looking to sell at least three players, in a bid to seal the deal for the Ghanaian International.
Arsenal’s boss who was the former captain of the side, has identified Thomas Partey as a top target ahead of the new season, even though Arsenal have suffered some financial implications since the emergence of the coronavirs pandemic, a bid for the midfilder is imminent.
However, The Mirror reports that Arteta is desperate to get a deal for Partey over the line, and the Arsenal manager is looking to sell a number of players in order to raise the required funds.
The report claims that the out-of-favour Matteo Guendouzi is likely to move on during the summer transfer window, with Valencia tipped to move for the Frenchman.
Fellow outcast Mesut Ozil has reportedly been offered a £15m-a-year deal by Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr, but the 31-year-old has reiterated his desire to see out the final year of his Arsenal contract.
Centre-back pairing Sokratis and Rob Holding could also be moved on after the Gunners announced the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille on a five-year deal.
Partey is understood to have a £45m release clause in his Atletico contract