It took until the final day of the season, but Thomas Partey was finally able to run out in front of our fans at Emirates Stadium against Brighton & Hove Albion.
It was the first time the Ghanaian had played in front of our supporters since joining from Atletico Madrid last summer, and he loved every second of it.
"I think we had their support today which was very beautiful," he said. "We were encouraged and we were down they supported us, they pushed us up and at the end this is what we need. We are very grateful.
"We had a good game and everybody gave their best, and at the end it’s part of the game, we have to keep working hard, we have to prepared, we have to end well and we did well, so we have to be prepared for the next season.
"[Missing out on Europe] is disappointing, but now we have the opportunity to come back next season and fight for everything we can."
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