Thomas Partey has named 5 Arsenal gamers he admired whereas rising up.
The Gunners bolstered their midfield with Partey, who arrived from Atletico Madrid on switch deadline day after his £45million launch clause was triggered.
The 27-year-old talking with the membership’s media crew on Monday, claimed he has adopted the crew “for a very long time” and liked watching Arsene Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’, who went unbeaten all through the 2003/2004 Premier League season.
He mentioned: “I really feel so nice, excited, it’s one thing that makes me really feel nice, makes me really feel vital and it’s a nice feeling to be right here.
“I’ve adopted Arsenal for a very long time. After we had been younger we used to look at so many video games, once they had the Invincibles season in 2004, they had been so nice. That’s once they gained the hearts of so many individuals.
“There have been plenty of nice gamers [here at the club] earlier than. Ian Wright was right here, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Pires, Bergkamp was one of many biggest, and that season was nice.”
Partey is in competition to make his debut this Saturday, when Mikel Arteta’s males tackle Manchester Metropolis.