Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta opens up on Thomas Partey debut chances ahead of Man City clash

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says Thomas Partey has two training sessions to prove he is ready to feature for the Gunners in their Premier League match against Manchester City on Saturday. The midfielder arrived from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline to bolster Arteta’s squad as he looks to challenge for trophies.

“He was here just yesterday (Wednesday), getting familiar with everything around the club. Today he will have his first training session,” Arteta said.

“Everything has to come really quickly for him.

“We knew that before we signed him. But he’s fit, he’s very willing to start playing. We will see how he goes in the next few days.”

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