England Premiership side Arsenal FC manager, Mikkel Arteta is expectping Ghana star Thomas Partey to take control and boss the game against Norwich City this weekend.
The game will be Partey’s first of the season due to an injury he picked before the start of the 2021-22 season in England.
Upon his return to full fitness and being available for selection for the first time this campaign, Arsenal boss Arteta says he expect his star mid to help his side secure their first win of the season.
“He is a player that has to be one of the leaders, he has to be the boss in midfield and one of the senior players that has to carry responsibility out of the young players and lead. We have been missing that big time,” he said in a pre match interviews.
“He has that winning culture, because he has won a lot in the game already, and to have these kind of players in the team is extremely important.
“So he has got a huge role to play in the team.”
Arsenal have failed to score in three opening fixtures in the Premier League for the first time in the club’s history conceding nine goals without a point gained so far.
Arteta and his boss will be hoping for a first win of the season when the play Norwich, a team without a single point as well.