Thomas Partey has contacted Joao Felix to persuade his former friend to join Arsenal instead of Manchester United.
Atletico Madrid’s record signing of £114m is expected to leave the La Liga club in January. The latter is not pleasing to Diego Simeone. Having only started 10 games in all competitions this season.
Manchester United opened talks last week with the Spanish club over a loan offer for the Portugal international. UFABET Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s departure from Old Trafford last November. However, talks were stalled as Atletico demanded a £13.25m loan fee.
According to The Athletic, Partey has contacted his former Atletico team-mate in an attempt to get the 23-year-old to join him in the Emirates stadium.
It is understood that senior executives in the Emirates. There was an eager loan deal similar to the deal made to Real Madrid for Martin Odegaard in January 2021. Before making a permanent deal at the end of that season.
Felix has maintained contact with Partey ever since the Ghana international Move to the Emirates in 2020. And Arsenal believe their relationship will benefit the club. If the player has to make his own selections.
The Gunners will have to meet Atletico’s expensive loan demands. If they are to bring the Portugal international to north London.