- Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey has scored the opening goal in the North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham
- The Black Stars ace was named in the Arsenal starting line-up after passing a late fitness test following his return from international duty
- Thomas Partey missed Ghana's international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua during the break due to the minor setback
Thomas Partey scored a stunning goal from outside the box to open the scoring in the North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham at the Emirates on Saturday.
The 29-year-old Ghanaian who missed the international friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua due to discomfort in his knee, started for the Gunners against their London rivals.
In a video posted on social media, Thomas Partey fired home from long distance after receiving a pass from Ben White, leaving Hugo Lloris helpless.
Tottenham Hotspur sweating over the fitness of Dejan Kulusevski ahead of North London Derby clash with Arsenal
Thomas Partey has been impressive for Arsenal in the first half as the two sides go into the half time break at 1-1.
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Harry Kane scored from the spot in the 31st minute to cancel Partey's early strike.
Arsenal sit top of the table after seven games in the new campaign and will be hoping to end the game with victory at the Emirates.
Thomas Partey makes injury return in Arsenal's victory over Brentford
The Ghana international made his injury comeback in Arsenal's victory over Brentford on Sunday in the English Premier League.
In a video posted on social media, Thomas Partey showed why he is such an important part of manager Mikel Arteta's team.
Ghana handed huge boost as Thomas Partey returns from injury ahead of friendlies
The Arsenal star suffered a muscle injury just before the Gunners played Fulham on August 27, 2022 and has since missed three games.
However, the 29-year-old has resumed training ahead of Arsenal's trip to Brentford and will now be available for Ghana's friendlies against Brazil and Nicaragua later this month.
Source: Sports Brief News