Thomas Partey says Mikel Arteta’s “exciting” plans helped him choose to join Arsenal.
The brand new signing arrived at the Gunners’ exercising ground for the first time on Tuesday right after international duty and could make their debut against Manchester City this particular weekend.
The Ghana midfielder completed a £45m shift from Atletico Madrid on Deadline day Day and admits he should adapt quickly to the rigours from the Premier League.
“Arteta was very important [for the move], inch he said. “Him and (technical director) Edu told me about their programs and it was so exciting, therefore i had to accept it.
inch[The manager] has seen me personally play and knows what I may bring to the team. I think he viewed me at Atletico and desires me to bring the same to this group.
“I think I must be quick [to adapt] and find out everything as fast as I can. I have to perform everything I have to do in training plus make him see me which I’m ready to play for your pet.
“It’s a great challenge. I want to experience brand new challenges. I’m ready to give it the all and help the golf club get back to where it belongs. inch
Partey is looking to help Arsenal get back competing meant for major trophies after Arteta received the FA Cup in his 1st season as a manager, following their switch from being Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.
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That includes the Premier League name, but Partey said: “”It’s something which will be difficult.
“But we will be working towards it. I believe we are ready. We have to go radical to try and achieve. ”
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