Important player Thomas Partey stepped up with a great performance against Chelsea – Mikel Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta praised Ghana player Thomas Partey on Tuesday night following his team’s excellent victory over Chelsea.

The Spanish tactician started the Black Stars midfielder in his first eleven for the crucial game against the Blues in the English Premier League.

In a game played at Emirates Stadium, Thomas Partey impressed with his performance as he lasted 72 minutes.

Speaking in his post-match interview, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta described Thomas Partey as an important player, adding that he stepped up to help Arsenal annihilate the opponent.

“We thought it was a really good game for Thomas [Partey] to come back, he looks like he is in rhythm, he trained really well the last few days, the way that they set up, the players that they have in and the way they attack especially, we believe it was the right call to make.

“He stepped up and had a great performance and was really important for the team,” Mikel Arteta said in his post-match as quoted on the website of Arsenal.

Arsenal now leads the English Premier League standings, ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City, following their victory over Chelsea on Tuesday night.

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