Thomas Partey has insisted he is ‘really happy’ at Arsenal despite speculation linking him with a summer move elsewhere.

Partey made his first start for the Gunners since August in Wednesday’s victory over Luton Town, having missed a large chunk of the campaign due to injury.

The Ghanaian midfielder will be out of contract at the end of next season and has been tipped to leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window. Juventus have recently been linked with a move for his services, with the Italian giants looking for a new midfielder after Paul Pogba was handed a four-year ban for doping.

Discussing his future after the final whistle against Luton, Partey was quick to declare his love for Arsenal and suggested that he would have no qualms about staying at the club for at least one more season.

“My head is always here,” he said. “This is where I choose to play. I’m really happy every time I’m on the field. I know a lot of speculation has been going on, but for me, I’m really happy to be here and to continue playing for this club.

“With my contract, I still have until the end of the season, I think. I have to do my best and try to perform at the highest level and I think the most important is to be available every time.”

Partey, who started the season playing as a right-back, has missed the vast majority of Arsenal’s games due to a troublesome hamstring injury. He went on to declare himself fit for the rest of the season and will be looking to help the Gunners achieve Premier League and European glory over the coming weeks.

“It’s good to be back,” added Partey. “I feel really good, it’s been a while. I’ve been trying to work a lot on my fitness and I’ve been through a lot of work. I’ve done all I can and I’m really happy to be back and I feel really good. I think I’ve improved a lot on my fitness, and I’m trying my best to keep on going at this level and keep giving my best.

“I think everybody is working hard, we have a lot of great players. Jorgi [Jorginho] is there, Dec [Rice] is there and I think Mo [Elneny] as well and we have a lot of players in that position and I think it’s good to have everybody ready this time of the season and from the beginning when I tried everything I can to be available.

“But I have to keep on working and at the end they really did well. Everybody is working really hard and the team has improved a lot and I think we have to continue working like this to the end. We need to achieve a lot of great things with this hard work and I think that’s what the team is working on.”