Arsenal risk missing out on Thomas Partey as Juventus enter race for Atletico Madrid ace

first_imgPartey is set to move on (Picture: Getty)Arsenal risk missing out on Thomas Partey, with Juventus joining the race for the 27-year-old midfielder. Partey looks set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer and Arsenal were thought to be his favoured destination. However, the Gunners are unwilling to activate the Ghana international’s release clause and Atletico will not sell for less. They have attempted to offer the likes of Matteo Guendouzi and Alexandre Lacazette in a part-exchange deal but Atletico have so far refused.ADVERTISEMENTAnd now they could miss out on the midfielder, who wants £200,000-a-week if he moves to the Emirates, with Juventus plotting a move for him. AdvertisementAdvertisementPartey has attracted the attention of new Juve boss Andrea Pirlo, who has replaced former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri following their Champions League exit. Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 13 Aug 2020 5:34 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.1kShares Arsenal risk missing out on Thomas Partey as Juventus enter race for Atletico Madrid ace Pirlo is an admirer of Partey (Picture: Getty)Pirlo wants Partey to play in a midfielder three alongside Arthur and Rodrigo Bentancur and sees him as a direct replacement for Blaise Matuidi, who has left the club.Partey is keen on a move to Juventus as he wants to win silverware at a top European club. Arsenal will potentially have to act quickly if they are to remain favourites to sign the midfielder. Partey’s Atletico Madrid will hope to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League on Thursday night. More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThey face Red Bull Leipzig, with the winner set to meet Paris Saint-Germain. PSG narrowly qualified for the final four with a late comeback against Atalanta on Wednesday night.In the other quarter-finals, Barcelona take on Bayern Munich, while Manchester City will face Lyon.Should Arsenal sign Thomas Partey?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Advertisementlast_img