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Thomas Partey news

Arsenal, United make contact with Partey's agent
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Manchester United and Arsenal have received a boost in signing Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid, given his current contract is said to have a £43.5m release clause.

The Ghana international has been with Atleti since the beginning of his professional career but he has talked up the prospect of heading to the Premier League in the future.

According to AS, both United and Arsenal are keeping a close watch on the midfielder's proceedings and they have received a boost after getting to know of the player's affordable £43.5m release clause.

The same publication suggests that the duo have made contact with the player's representatives, although they has been no approach to Atletico with regards to a potential summer transfer.

Partey recently ended his campaign with Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga and he is now expected to link up with his national team for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations in Egypt.