Arsenal battle PSG for Ghanaian star in January

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 15/10/2018

Arsenal are battling Paris Saint-Germain for Ghanian star Thomas Partey signature in January transfer window.

The 25-year-old midfielder moved to Atletico Madrid as a teenager from West African nation in 2011 and has worked his way through the ranks at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Partey has seen opportunities limited this season with two La Liga games his started making most of his appearances from the bench despite, an outstanding 2017/18 campaign, where he played over 50 matches and won the Europa League with Atletico Madrid,

According to Ghanaweb reporting that coach Diego Simeone is in the market for another midfielder with Juventus star Rodrigo Bentancur linked with a switch to the Spanish capital.

Meanwhile, Arsenal who were interested in the Ghana international but the Premier League side will face stiff competition from PSG after Ligue 1 boss Thomas Tuchel has been a long-term admirer of Atletico Madrid man.

Arsenal host Leicester City in the Premier League after an international break while PSG tackles SC Amiens in Ligue 1 encounter.