Ghana international midfielder Thomas Partey excelled at an unusual right back role against Nottingham Forest as Arsenal won 2-1 on opening day of the 2023/24 Premier League season.
The Gunners were serious contenders to win the Premier League last season as Manchester City eventually did and this season , both teams have won their opening games to tell fans what to expect.
Eddie Nketiah put Arsenal ahead in the 26th minute before Bukayo Saka made it 2-0 in the 32nd.
In the 82nd minute , Nigeria international Taiwo Awoniyi pulled a goal back for Forest as they threatened to comeback.
Partey was largely hailed by majority of Arsenal fans on social media thanks to his great performance in a make-shift role. The Ghanaian was heavily tipped to leave The Emirates before the start of the season as Saudi Arabia sides and Juventus were mentioned as possible destinations for the former Atletico Madrid man.