Date: 16th April 2020 at 5:00pm
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have reportedly tabled a £43.5million offer for Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey.

The 26-year-old has become an important player for Simeone’s side, but the Ghanaian has a release clause of £43.5million in his existing contract at the Wanda Metropolitano which have supposedly triggered.

Italian publication Corriere dello Sport (via The Sun) now claim Partey is ‘one step away’ from making a move to .

is believed to be keen to strengthen his squad this summer and has identified Partey as a top candidate for the job.

The tireless midfielder still has three years left to run on his existing contract at Atletico, with the Spanish looking to tie him down to a new deal until 2025 and insert a higher release clause fee.

If reports prove to be accurate then the will have permission to speak to Partey about a potential move to Arsenal this summer, with Atletico hoping that he will reject their proposal and sign an improved deal at the side instead.