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Thomas Partey

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by Troopz, Oct 16, 2018.

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Do you think Partey will sign for Arsenal?

  1. Yes

    43.1%
  2. No

    56.9%
  1. OnlyOne

    OnlyOne Vinai Venkatesham Stan

    Well it's actually the 'easier' deal, I just don't think we'll have the 50M which makes it hard.
     
  2. The_Playmaker

    The_Playmaker Established Member

    Nobody knows. It was confirmed that we made a cash+ Guendouzi bid for Aouar. However the rumoured amount is 35 million. I think it may have been after Gabriel also.

    So the sale of Martinez essentially funds Aouar. In order to get Partey we would need to sell Guendouzi and Torreira.
     
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  3. The_Playmaker

    The_Playmaker Established Member

    This is a Wenger type signing. It's now or never for Aouar. If we dont go for Partey then we will likely scout a younger player.
     
  4. Banks

    Banks Active Member

    I doubt it nobody knows how much we have to spend even the media could guess but as long as they are not on the negotiating team they know **** all. Arsenal could as well sign both players or sign none so nobody knows, Hopefully things would get a lot clearer soon so we just have to seat tight and hope.
     
  5. Jury

    Jury Mission Accomplished

    Are you mad? Vinai is on road moving boxes of food 24/7 for Partey.
     
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  6. Riou

    Riou Non-Stop Nostalgia

    Aouar's a quality player, just feel we need someone like Partey more...don't think we will sign anyone significant after we get one of Aouar or Partey either.
     
  7. BenTal

    BenTal Well-Known Member

    It would be great to replace Gendouzi, Torreira, Elneny, and AMN with Aoura and Party! But it will be very complicated! Just imagine if it happens! We will have one of the best set of midfielders.
     
  8. The_Playmaker

    The_Playmaker Established Member

    We need him more, but would you rather take Aour now, and miss out on Partey, then buy someone younger next summer. Or buy Partey now and miss out on Aouar for good
     
  9. UpTheGunnerz

    UpTheGunnerz No Longer Phallus Obsessed

    Its like that time you n me went to KFC and i took the big bucket but you couldnt afford the big bucket so you got the small one
    perfect analogy
    we will end up with Sangrare i feel
     
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  10. Sanchez11

    Sanchez11 Superior Journalist To Charles Watts

    If we get both i will believe again!!
     
  11. drippin

    drippin Well-Known Member

    So, what happens to Partey's release clause if it is not activated this window? He has 3 years in contract.

    One would think that he has more release clauses in there, and not just for this window.
     
  12. Breezy

    Breezy Active Member

    We could take Partey now and bring in Szobozslai next summer who’ll be a year more experienced and cheaper than Aouar.
     
  13. drippin

    drippin Well-Known Member

    Are you sure Szoboszlai is not RB Leipzig bound? Those two clubs have a Red Bull thing going on.
     
  14. Breezy

    Breezy Active Member

    Yeah I can see him end up there tbh. Would be a shame as for me he’s an elite young talent who could be got for around 25mil.
     
  15. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    He'll stay unless he renew his contract and his release clause get higher but that'll mean no move for him to England.
     
  16. Tir Na Nog

    Tir Na Nog In Big Trouble If He Speaks

    Not too worried about Partey if Arteta realises that Willock is an 8 not a 10. Xhaka-Ceballos-Aouar will be a starting midfield trio in any case if we get Aouar done (and assuming we go to a midfield three).
     
  17. drippin

    drippin Well-Known Member

    What I mean that was Partey so stupid that he put the release clause only to this window, 3 years in contract.

    And no release clause in the last 2 years of his contract? Sounds very strange to me if that is the case.

    Sometimes players have later release clause prices that are lower in the next windows.
     
  18. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Its difficult because we got no depth and we injury away from playing Elneny. I think if we can't Partey will buy player with similar protile that not valued high.
     
  19. sykesy69

    sykesy69 Active Member

    Not too sure if Arteta will feel comfortable with Xhaka at the base of that midfield 3 (I know I wouldn't).

    I'm sure the whole idea of moving to 3 at the back was to add defensive stability to a team devoid of defensive competence and confidence. It was also the reason for bringing Ceballos a bit further back and playing him in an unfamiliar role to one he prefers to play. In order for the midfield to become more defensively stable we've had to sacrifice a player.

    I think that bringing Partey in, who has the ability to do what Xhaka - Ceballos are doing by himself, gives the more attacking players in the squad a chance to play more risky football, without that fear factor we saw during and after the Emery era, getting countered at will.
     
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  20. razörist

    razörist Soft With The Ladies, Hard With The Mes

    BDR would have done it, bless his soul.
     
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