Arsenal have met Atletico Madrid’s £45m release clause for Thomas Partey as they have secured a Deadline Day deal for the midfielder.
Partey was linked with Arsenal throughout the window and although his £45m release clause has been an issue.
But Arsenal today, paid Atletico Madrid Thomas Partey’s 50m euros (£45.3m) release clause.
The 27-year-old Ghana midfielder made 35 league appearances and scored three goals for Diego Simeone’s side as they finished third in La Liga last season.
He played 188 times for Atletico after joining the club in 2011.