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Arsenal ‘will have to pay Thomas Partey’s £45m release clause to land star as Willian free transfer until 2023 nears’

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ARSENAL will have to pay Thomas Partey’s full £45million release clause if they want to sign him as Willian’s free transfer edged yet closer.

Mikel Arteta has been desperately hunting for some steel in midfield this summer.

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Arsenal must fork out £45m to sign Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid[/caption]

Earlier this year, he identified Atletico Madrid star Partey as his No1 target after another sensational season in Spain.

But the Gunners boss has been dealt a blow after the LaLiga giants insisted his release clause be activated, according to reports.

European transfer guru Fabrizio Romano revealed: “[Regarding] Thomas: Atletico told again… release clause (€50M) or he’ll stay.”

Partey is under contract at the Wanda Metropolitano until the end of the 2022-23 season.

With three seasons still to run on his Atleti deal, the club are in no hurry to sell him cheaply.

Now Arsenal must pay £45m or miss out on their top midfield target.


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However, there is some good news at the Emirates, after Willian reportedly agreed to a three-year contract worth £100,000 a week at Arsenal.

The Brazilian winger, 31, rejected Chelsea’s latest two-year contract extension offer – demanding three years or no deal.

The Blues have a long-standing policy of not offering players aged 30 or over any more than one-year extensions.

The club believed they had compromised enough and played hardball with the ex-Shakhtar Donetsk star.

And Arsenal have taken advantage of the West London stand-off by handing Willian a three-year contract worth £100,000 per week, say ESPN.

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Willian is on the brink of completing his move to Arsenal on a three-year deal worth £100k a week[/caption]


Romano confirmed the deal was on the brink of going through, too – with Arteta fully on board.

His tweet continued: “Willian approved also by Arteta.

“Just a matter of time and he’ll until 2023 – confirmed.”

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