Arsenal reluctant to pay Atletico Madrid star asking price
Arsenal are allegedly reluctant to meet the £45m release clause in Thomas Partey’s contract at Atletico Madrid.
The Ghana International has normally been connected with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer, with Arsenal comprehended to have recognized him as their top transfer target.
The Gunners stay interested to bring him to North London and have allegedly mounted their interest recently, in spite of the fact that there is a reports that the asking price could end up being a problem.
Atletico Madrid are presently reluctant to consider offers lower than Thomas’ £45m release clause, which is a figure over Arsenal’s valuation of the player.
The Arsenal board are careful about going through an excessive amount of cash with vulnerabilities despite everything hanging over the long-term financial ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, as are anxious to drive the transfer fee down.
One potential alternative could be to incorporate Matteo Guendouzi as a makeweight in the arrangement following reports that the Gunners are happy to offload the Frenchman in the midst of inquiries over his mentality.
Thomas Partey has made many appearances for Atletico in all competitions this season, scoring three goals and making one assist.