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Sports News of Sunday, 17 June 2018


Griezmann’s contract extension at Atletico excites Thomas Partey

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey is highly elated with Antoine Griezmann’s decision to commit his future with the Club.

The versatile midfielder who played a major role in Atletico Madrid’s Europa league title winner believes having their last season top scorer announcing his commitment to the Club will boost their confidence and make an impression in the Champions League next season.

At an event which Thomas put together by himself, after reuniting his Ghanaian teammates to play a warm-up game against Ashaiman all-stars, the player expressed his excitement to have his pal stay put at the Club.

“Well he’s the best in our team and we are very happy that he’s staying and we looking forward to having another great season and go forward to try and push to the champions league final and try to win something in the upcoming season,” he told

Partey, 25, who played 44 games for Atletico Madrid last season has now grown to become a key player for the Rojiblancos after the tireless midfielder saw through an incredible season.