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Red Hot Ghana Midfielder Makes English Premier League Team of the Week
- Thomas Teye Partey has been named in the Premier League Team of the week following his masterclass display for Arsenal
- The Ghanaian midfielder put in a virtuoso performance for Mikel Arteta's team, scoring in their 2-0 triumph over Leicester City last Sunday
- The 28-year-old delivered 38 accurate passes (82.6%), won 100% of his six duels, made four (4) tackles, and two (2) interceptions
Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey has been named in the English Premier League Team of the Week for matchday 29.
The Ghana international was in action for the Gunners on Sunday as they defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
Partey scored with a powerful header in the 11th minute after connecting to a cross from in-form winger Gabriel Martinelli.
Partey was also involved in the second goal as his header was handled by Caglar Souyuncu and Alexandre Lacazette rifled the resulting penalty high beyond Kasper Schmeichel.
With a high rating at full time, the 28-year-old has merited a place in the English Premier League Team of the Week assembled by SofaScore.
The midfielder is joined in the team by Leeds United star Rafinha and Aston Villa's Jacob Ramsey in midfield with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the lines.
Partey identifies the difference between the English Premier League and LaLiga
The 28-year-old midfielder is enjoying his best spell for the Gunners since he switched Spain for England and is fast becoming a cult hero with his superlative displays.
Thomas' purple patch of form was rehashed with his crowning as the player of the month for Arsenal in the month of February while playing a major role in Arsenal's Champions League pursuit.