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Sports News of Monday, 27 August 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Thomas Partey happy with Atletico Madrid treat

Midfielder Thomas Partey is grateful to Atletico Madrid for recognizing his efforts after making his 100th appearance for the club.

A plaque commemorating his centurion is to be placed in the Wanda Metropolitano's Walk of Legends.

He Tweeted: ''Wow thank you @Atleti"

Partey chalked the feat after coming on to replace injured Juanfran in Saturday's 1-0 win against Rayo Vallecano at the Wanda Metropolitano.

He joined the Atleti Academy back in 2011 and has since then progressed through the ranks until he got promoted in 2015.

Partey debuted for the first team came on 28 November, 2015 against RCD Espanyol.

Breakdown of his 100 matches: LaLiga (64) , UEFA Europa League (8); UEFA Champions League (17), Copa del Rey (10) and UEFA Super Cup (1)