Thomas Partey joins Arsenal teammates in Germany following rape accusation


Internet sleuths concluded that Partey was the culprit since he was excluded from Arsenal’s pre-season German tour. The suspicions turned out to be true with his Moroccan girlfriend accused him of rape.


According to an article on the Arsenal main website, Partey’s name has been included in the squad list ahead of their tour of the USA.

Recall that earlier in the year, Partey made headlines after changing his religion and adopting the Muslim name Yakubu as he planned to wed his Moroccan girlfriend.

Partey rape allegations

According to reports which emerged after news of Partey’s arrest hit the tabloids, his Moroccan girlfriend Sara Bella accused the Arsenal lynchpin of rape as he refused to marry her.

As quoted in The Telegraph, the incidents in question occurred more than a year ago, but further investigations continue despite the player’s release.

“On 4 July, a 29-year-old man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody. While in custody, he was further arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape that were alleged to have been committed in April and June of 2021 against a different woman in her 20s.”

“He has subsequently been released on bail to a date in August. Inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.” the statement read.

Partey was absent from Arsenal’s 5-3 win over German side Nuremberg but has now joined his teammates ahead of their remaining fixtures against Everton and MLS side Orlando City.

Thomas Partey goals & form for Arsenal

Thomas Partey has been in incredible form for Arsenal since the start of the 2022/23 season. The Ghanaian midfielder has put the rape allegations and saga that threatened to rock his season behind him and shone under Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.

Partey has secured his starting berth in the Arsenal team with fewer injuries this season and is on course for his best season at the Emirates Stadium.

As of October 31, Thomas Partey’s goals for Arsenal in the 2022/23 season was two (2) goals. The 29-year-old has also put in several good performances for an Arsenal side that are top of the Premier League table.


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