Spanish giants FC Barcelona are looking to sign a replacement for the ageing Sergio Busquets and one of their targets is Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey, footballghana.com can authoritatively report.
Thomas Partey has attracted a lot of attention from top clubs in Europe for his stellar performances and those clubs are willing to trigger his 50 million euro release clause.
Chelsea and Arsenal are in pole position to sign the 26 year old but Barcelona are also said to have entered the race.
The Catalans are looking to sign the Black Stars player to serve as a replacement for Sergio Busquets.
Atletico Madrid are currently in negotiations with the player's agent to extend his current contract which ends in 2023 but the recent developments may force them to speed up the process.
Partey has played 38 matches in all competitions for Atletico Madrid this season.