LaLiga HQ have confirmed that Arsenal have just triggered Thomas Partey’s release clause. Atlético have been informed by the league. The €50 million release clause will be paid before the window closes.

Arsenal have made the deposit to LaLiga for Thomas Partey. Atlético Madrid will have an extra month to sign a player if they choose, but can only sign a player already in Spain or out of contract, according to journalist Isaac Fouto.