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Sports News of Saturday, 30 May 2020


Thomas Partey intensifies training ahead of La Liga return

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey

Ghana and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has intensified his training following the announcement of La Liga's return next month.

The Spanish topflight return on June 11 when Real Betis face Sevilla in the Seville derby, with next season confirmed to start on September 12.

The La Liga ha been on break since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus but life is gradually returning to normal with players engaged in contact training.

Spanish football authorities are looking forward to ending this season's campaign on the 18-19 of July.

Partey and his teammates are set to fight for a place in next season's UEFA Champions League with eleven games left to end the campaign.

The in-demand Ghana international is however been pursued by several clubs with Arsenal favourites to land the 26-year old.

Partey has been outstanding for the Rojiblancos this season, helping them to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League after beating holders Liverpool.