Wednesday Feb 19, 2020. 11:00
Ghana international Thomas Partey has confirmed that he is currently in talks with Atletico Madrid over a new deal.
The central midfielder has been a pillar of strength in the Spanish giants’ midfield this season having netted three goals in 30 appearances across all competitions.
His current deal with the Atletico is set up expire in June 2023 and he is keen to stay with the former La Liga champions.
“My agent is talking to [Atletico Madrid],” he told Onda Madrid.
“Sometimes we know that we don’t always have what we want and I hope everything goes well.
“Like all the youth players developed here, all who played in the academy want to be here and they know what this club is about,” he added.
“I think I am proud for having attracted the attention of other teams and this motivates me because it makes me feel that I am doing things well and improving things.”
Partey was nurtured in the Atletico academy having joined the club from Ghanaian side Odometah FC in 2012.