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Thomas Partey has taken to social media following his red card in Arsenal’s Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool on Thursday.
The Gunners suffered a 2-0 defeat in the semi-final second leg game against The Reds and were knocked out of the competition after a 2-0 aggregate score.
Partey was named on the Arsenal bench after having landed in England on the same day from Cameroon. The defensive midfielder participated in the Africa Cup of Nations, however, Ghana was eliminated after the group stages.
The 28-year-old came off the bench at the 74th minute and after receiving two yellow cards, he was sent off at the 90th minute.
Following the game, Partey took to Instagram stories and wrote: “Am responsible for anything that happened and will take all the critiques, I should get more intelligent not to get in a challenge already booked but this is my personality, I like to fight for every ball.
“I love this club and love my country even though things don’t happen how I wanted, I would continue to work harder and make things right. I came back with the mentality to make myself available for the team to get to the final but it did not happen as planned.
“I will continue to give my all when am on the field of play because this is my life and this is what I chose to do. Am not happy with all that happened yesterday at the AFCON but I understand only with hard work things will continue to work hard to change this. Thanks.”