Ghana and Athletico Madrid star Thomas Partey has accepted to pay the wages of players, technical team and the other non-playing staffs in his club Alcobendas who competes in the Spanish fourth tier.
The Ghanaian national acquired the club in August but everything was confirmed in September last year. Partey owns the club alongside his agent Jose Jimenez and two others.
Since the outbreak of this novel coronavirus pandemic, most football clubs especially those in the lower divisions find it to difficult to settle the wages of their players thereby leading to the termination of the contracts of most players. With this, Thomas Partey together with the other co-owners of Alcobendas have agreed to pay the players wages for them amid the coronavirus.
Alcobendas CF is a Spanish fourth division club located in the city of Madrid. The club competes in Group 1 of the Spanish Preferente division.
Thomas Partey 26, has been sensational for the Rojiblancos in the Spanish Laliga this season having ranked as the player with the most dribbles in the league ahead of Lionel Messi, Vinicius Jr etc.
The diminutive midfielder has been linked strongly to clubs like Arsenal and Inter Milan. Fresh reports yesterday also indicate the Ghanaian is likely to land a new deal at Wanda which is likely to make him one of the highest paid players in the team.
By: Iddriss Abdul Rahim