Sports Arsenal will activate Partey's release clause
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theScore examines the most important Premier League developments by answering 10 key questions that arose from this weekend's slate of action. Calvert-Lewin, Golden Boot contender? Dominic Calvert-Lewin has arrived. The 23-year-old striker has always been viewed as an enticing talent, but as recently as last season, there were questions about his ability to be the bona fide No. 9 at Everton. Those concerns have melted away. The EnglishmanDominic Calvert-Lewin has arrived.
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Arsenal has decided to switch to the action to strengthen his midfield. For several weeks, the name of has been actively circulating on the side of , where coach Mikel Arteta had made the defensive midfielder his recruiting priority. But the Gunners and failed to find common ground, so in the face of the emergency, the London team would have resolved to use their last lever. 50 million euros on the table According to Cadena Cope, the residents of the Emirates Stadium have informed the Colchoneros that the release clause in the Ghanaian international's contract will be lifted in the coming hours, before the closing of the transfer window this Monday. Thomas Partey will himself pay the € 50m needed to free himself from his contract, which will be provided to him by Arsenal. A player trained at Atlético de Madrid From then on, he will be able to engage freely with Canonniers, without needing the agreement of the Madrid club. Atlético is therefore preparing to lose a local player, since Thomas Partey did all his training with the Matelassiers, also passing through Almeria or Mallorca, before making his hole in the first team.
Report: Atletico Madrid upset with Partey over Arsenal move .
Atletico Madrid are peeved over the way Thomas Partey allowed his Arsenal move to materialize, sources told Rodrigo Faez and Alex Kirkland of ESPN. The midfielder joined the Gunners on deadline day after the Premier League side triggered his release clause, which is reportedly valued at €50 million. Atletico said they were notified of the clause being payed at 11:28 p.m. local time, just over 30 minutes before the transfer window closed. That happened despite Partey being a known target for Arsenal throughout the window.