Former Black Stars and Chelsea manager Avram Grant has stated that Thomas Partey has a strong mentality and a great talent that will make him excel at his new club.
He made this known when speaking to 3fm monitored by Talksfrica.com.
According to him, these qualities has made the former Athletico Madrid player a better player.
Avram Grant gave the talented footballer his first international cap in 2017.
“When you have the talent and the right mentality and the coach gives you the chance to play, you will improve. He has the talent for sure and the right mentality and also he likes to learn”He said
He further added that he is impressed with how the player has over the years improve in all areas of his game and making a positive impact in the game.
“He has improved in all areas of the game. First on the understanding of the game, position; where to be, which is more important,” He added
Grant also opined that due to the tactical variations in football, players have to be versatile and productive and Thomas Partey according to him had that even before his move to Arsenal in the Premier League.
“Today, many coaches understand tactics but not many understand what it really means; when to be in the right position, when to move forward, when to move back, which is more crucial because the game is more quickly and physical and he improving lot means not giving the ball away and also the physical side, so he has improved in all aspects of the game.
“In the beginning, he didn’t score more goals now he is scoring more goals and giving more assists, he is like a modern player. Football is going to change, it needs players who are more versatile, players who can do many things on the pitch and he is one of them,” he said