Ghana and Arsenal’s Thomas Partey says he will work to change his fortunes after a testing few days for club and country. The 28-year-old came on in the 74th minute of Arsenal’s Carabao Cup semi-final loss to Liverpool and was then booked and sent off between minutes 87 and 90 of the game.
Thomas Partey Takes Responsibility for Ghana and Arsenal Misfortune
His red card came two days after he played for Ghana who suffered a shocking 3-2 defeat to Comoros which elevated them from the Africa Cup of Nations. They exited the tournament from group stages which have not happed for a long time now. Thomas Partey talking about it said: “I am not happy with all that happened yesterday and at Afcon.” he said. He “also said: “But I understand only with hard work things will change so I will continue to work hard to change this”.
Midfielder Partey posted his message on Instagram after his two quick-fire bookings added to Arsenal’s misery as they lost 2-0 on the night and on aggregate against Liverpool. “I am responsible for anything that happened and will take all the critics.” “I should be more intelligent not to get into a challenge when already booked. But this is my personality, I like to fight for every ball.”
The player ended the statement by saying his love for the club is still real and he also loves his country too and then promised to continue to work harder and make things right.