Aware of transfer speculation in Spain and England that Arsenal are keen on signing the Ghana international, local Gooners have taken matters into their own hands this week.
Kelvin Ashford Eshun, a local journalist who works for Radio Assh, revealed to Mundo Deportivo: "Some fans visited Partey's family to try to convince him to sign with Arsenal
"In Ghana, almost all the footballers who are abroad have fan clubs. The Oiri Football Club is one of the Partey fan clubs. Some of their managers sent a package to Thomas's family containing an Arsenal jersey and a welcome message for Thomas's possible transfer to the London club. This is a way of telling family members to convince their son to join Arsenal.
"Most Ghanaians want him to go to the Premier League because that is the most watched league in Ghana. In our country we have a good memory, especially of (Michael) Essien's career at Chelsea. They think Thomas could be a star in England."