Partey played three matches for Atleti before his big-money move to Arsenal on the deadline day of the summer transfer window.
The 27-year-old endured a difficult first season at Arsenal, but ends the season as a champion in Spain following Atletico Madrid’s hard-fought 2-1 win at Real Valladolid on the final day.
“Yes, Thomas Partey is officially LaLiga champion. He played three games [for Atlético this season] – two [games] from the start. We don’t give medals [in LaLiga] but he is officially champion,” Balague told Joy Sports.
The move ended his seven-year stay at the Rojiblancos having joined as a teenager. Read Full Story