Ex-Arsenal right-back Laurent disagrees with comparing Thomas Partey to Patrick Vieira and Gilberto Silva because they are ‘legends’. different players
Partey suffered frequent injuries last season when he joined the club in his first season. Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Norwich City this season.
Since the end of Vieira and Silva, the “artillery”‘s midfield is no longer a solid set. While the fans expected that Partey could step up here and there was a fair amount of expectation.
However, Laurent said: “We must avoid comparisons because Patrick Vieira is Patrick Vieira and Gilberto Silva is Gilberto Silva. Both are level players. word”
“We have to look forward and support Thomas Partey the way he is. He was a different player and was on a different team. We cannot compare Partey with Vieira or Gilberto Silva because it is not the right way to assess things.
“Partey is a quality player and he has proven himself at Atletico Madrid and since moving here. He’s doing great.”