The Ghana Football Association has written to Arsenal, request for the immediate release of Thomas Partey for further medical checks by the local medical professionals after a reported groin injury.
The former Atletico Madrid midfielder missed Arsenal’s weekend win over Watford FC due to a reported injury.
Due to this, the Ghanaian star is a major concern for the cliffhanger encounter between Ethiopia and South Africa in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers matches on Thursday and Sunday.
The 28-year-old is a doubt for Ghana’s match against Ethiopia on Thursday, but could feature for the Stars in the game the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Sunday.
Ghana Football Association has requested for the release of the midfielder for further observation by the association’s medical experts before Sunday’s clash at the Cape Coast stadium for a place in the playoffs spot.
On the other hand, Ghana beat lower-tier side 5-1 in a friendly on Monday after with 15 players available for selection.
However, Arsenal FC and Ghana FA are yet to come into agreement concerning the release of the Star midfielder for medical checks in Ghana ahead of the two crucial games.