Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said that Arsenal ‘have already got Thomas Partey’ amid a request for him to signal for the Gunners in the long run. The Nigerian has caught the attention on the King Power Stadium since a 2017 arrival from Belgian outfit Genk. He has made 185 appearances for the Foxes and has solid a status as one of the vital constant defensive midfielders in the Premier League. Ndidi has additionally performed a key position in Leicester claiming the FA Cup and Community Shield below present boss Brendan Rodgers. Now, the 24-year-old has been urged to be part of Arsenal, seemingly by a fan, who shared their trade on social media.
Upon the demand, Ndidi pointed to the truth that the Gunners have already got a top quality choice in his most well-liked place. He replied: “You guys have Partey, he’s an incredible participant.” Despite that, there could have been some encouragement laid out by near-neighbours Chelsea that would probably see Ndidi be tempted by a change to the Emirates Stadium. Probed additional concerning the prospect of linking up with Ghanaian Partey in the centre of the Arsenal midfield, Ndidi said: “Just like [Michael] Essien and [John Obi] Mikel.” As it stands, there are at present no strategies that the Gunners are actively pursuing a transfer for the Leicester man, both now, or in the instant future. The 34-time worldwide nonetheless has just below three years left on his present contract on the King Power Stadium. Ndidi is at present valued at £54m by transfermarkt, with solely the arrivals of Nicolas Pepe and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang having value the Gunners extra. He has made 9 aggressive appearances in all competitions all through the present marketing campaign however is restricted to the sidelines on the present time by damage and appears set to miss out on Leicester’s conflict with Arsenal in the East Midlands on the finish of the month.