Thomas Partey Leaves Chelsea Midfielder on the Floor With No Touch Pass, Fans Praise Ghanaian

Thomas Partey Leaves Chelsea Midfielder on the Floor With No Touch Pass, Fans Praise Ghanaian

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 25, 2024 at 8:27 PM
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  • Thomas Partey starred for Arsenal in the Premier League tie against Chelsea
  • The Ghana midfielder started his first EPL game since returning from injury
  • Arsenal thumped Chelsea to move four points clear at the top of the table

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Thomas Partey showcased his class after returning to Arsenal's Premier League starting line-up for the first time since recovering from an injury.

The Ghanaian international starred as the Gunners tore Chelsea apart in a London derby on Tuesday night, April 23, to open a four-point lead at the top of the table.

A brace each from Ben White and Kai Harvetz, as well as an early strike from Leandro Trossard, ensured the hosts strolled to a 5-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium.

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Arsenal's Thomas Partey outclasses Chelsea's Moises Caicedo in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on April 23, 2024. Photo: Stuart MacFarlane.
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In a video shared on social media, Partey 'shadowed' Moises Caicedo, leaving the Ecuadorian midfielder on the floor as the ball rolled to Martin Odegaard.

The fans cheered in excitement as they watched the former Atletico Madrid star return to his best form.

Fans react to Thomas Partey's performance

Meanwhile, fans also took to social media to celebrate Partey's performance.

@SannieDaara commented:

"Thomas Partey leaves everyone speechless with this masterful performance against Chelsea. His impact is undeniable as he elevates Arsenal to new heights when he plays. Without a doubt Partey is one of the best midfielders in the EPL if not the best."

@mazzft_ added:

"Thomas Partey x Declan Rice x Martin Odegaard. I’ve waited for times like this."

@OtiAdjei wrote:

"Good to see Thomas Partey nice, calm, and composed. Really good to see."

@ArseLegend posted:

"Thomas Partey cooking Enzo and Gallagher in that midfield."

@usefulidioty wrote:

"Thomas Partey where have you been man? I love you."

@ArsealN17 tweeted:

"Thomas Partey is a difference-maker. No DM in the world can calm your midfield like Arsenal’s Ghanaian dynamite. Rolls-Royce"

Arsenal thrash Chelsea at the Emirates

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Havertz and White scored twice as Arsenal thrashed Chelsea 5-0 on Tuesday to surge ahead in the Premier League title race and ramp up the pressure on Liverpool and Manchester City.

Leandro Trossard was also on target for the Gunners, who are four points clear of the defending champions, who still retain the advantage with two games in hand over the Londoners and the Reds also having a game to play.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.