The midfield of the Arsenal could undergo significant changes for the next season, and Thomas Partey It could be one of the players that leaves the team. According to reports in the Mirror, manager Mikel Arteta is planning a near-total reconstruction of that area of the pitch, which could leave the Ghanaian midfielder out of the picture.
Partey, 29, has been singled out by the fans due to a drop in his performance during the second half of the season. This has raised doubts about his continuity at the club. Furthermore, the player will turn 30 next month and his contract with Arsenal expires in 2025, which could set the stage for a potential sale.
Thomas Partey, on the exit ramp of Arsenal
According to the Mirror, Partey has aroused the interest of two Serie A clubs, who would be willing to take over his services. Despite having registered three goals in 39 games for Arsenal this season, his uneven performance and planned midfield changes could open the door for him to leave. Arsenal, meanwhile, is already looking at a possible substitute to fill the midfield position next season.
The club are reportedly interested in signing West Ham player Declan Rice to bolster that position in midfield. The possible departure of Thomas Partey and the arrival of Declan Rice would mark a significant change in Arsenal’s midfield.
Arteta is looking to renew and revitalize the team for next season, and believes that Rice can provide the necessary qualities to strengthen the London team’s midfield. There are several players who are also in Mikel Arteta’s sights to enhance his rotation in the midfield area, such as Mason Mount and Moisés Caicedo.