That is according to former Ghana international Derek Boateng.
The midfielder has been linked with a move to the Gunners in the summer from Atletico Madrid.
But Boateng thinks that Partey can do better, as the Gunners may not have any European football to offer next term.
Asked about Partey's future, Boateng told Joy FM: "He needs to be at a place where he will be happy, respected and get a lot of playing time.
"You can make all the money you want but if the coach doesn't play you, you won't be happy.
"I will not advise him to move to Arsenal right now because he is a Champions League player and with the look of the Arsenal team right now, they are not ready with the kind of players they have and some are going to move.
"They are playing very well but you can see the inexperience hurting them and with the way the Premier League is going right now, it is going to be really tough.
"If he wants to move, he has to move to a team that plays in the Champions League otherwise he will lose everything."