In the early hours of this morning, Arsenal signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid by activating a €50 million termination fee on the day of the transfer window deadline. According to statistics, since the 2017/18 season, the Ghanaian international has scored 5 goals through long shots from outside the penalty zone in sports games. This number is the most among La Liga midfielders in the same period.
Thomas Partey, 27, was officially promoted to the Atletico Madrid first team in the summer of 2015. Since the 2017/18 season, the Ghanaian international has represented Atletico Madrid with 12 goals in all competitions.
According to statistics from the well-known football data website Opta, 5 of the 12 goals came from long shots from outside the penalty area. Since the 2017/18 season, no La Liga midfielder has scored more goals from outside the penalty area.