THOMAS PARTEY was seen being PUSHED again onto the pitch by Mikel Arteta after he hobbled off injured within the build-up to Tottenham’s second aim.
The Ghanaian had not performed since November 8 due to damage however was rushed again for the essential north London derby.
Partey was a shock inclusion within the Gunners’ squad after Mikel Arteta said he would ‘miss the next few games’ last week.
However that call backfired with £45million Partey selecting up an damage within the first half.
It additional backfired when the midfielder inexplicably walked off the pitch whereas the sport was nonetheless occurring.
Somewhat than taking place or ready for a break in play, Partey headed for the sideline with Arsenal on the assault.
However as Tottenham countered, there was an enormous gap in midfield, leaving Spurs dealing with a four-on-two.
Son Heung-min – who had scored an excellent opener – and Harry Kane mixed once more to ruthless impact, the latter smashing in off the bar to make it 2-0 simply earlier than the break.
Footage later appeared of Arsenal boss Arteta bodily PUSHING Partey again onto the pitch.
However that ALSO resulted in catastrophe with the previous Atletico Madrid man sprinting about ten yards earlier than pulling up clearly harm.
Thomas Partey hobbled off injured in a nightmare first-half for Arsenal at SpursCredit score: Kevin Quigley-The Each day Mail
Mikel Arteta urged his injured midfielder to get again on and defend as Tottenham went 2-0 upCredit score: Kevin Quigley-The Each day Mail
Partey was changed by Dani Ceballos who got here on within the holding midfield position alongside Granit Xhaka.
Spurs cruised by the second half and had been not often troubled on their approach to a 2-0 win.
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