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MADRID (Reuters) – Premier League side Arsenal completed the biggest move of transfer deadline day as they secured the 50 million euro (45.37 million pounds) signing of Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid, both sides announced on Monday.
The Gunners announced the deal at 23:15 local time via social media.
An Arsenal statement said that the Ghana international, who will wear the No. 18 shirt, has signed a “long-term deal”. Local media reported that it was a four-year deal with the option for a further 12 months “subject to the completion of regulatory processes,” which is expected to be a formality.
“La Liga on Monday informed Atletico Madrid at 23:28 that representatives from Arsenal arrived at the footballing body’s headquarters looking to