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Reactions to Elneny’s move to Arsenal

Posted on January 16, 2016
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Reactions from the Egyptian and international football world following ’s transfer from FC Basel to Arsenal.

Mohamed Elneny finally joined Arsenal after completing his move on Thursday, becoming the first Egypt international to join the club. His move garnered major reactions from Egyptians worldwide, who surely wish him nothing but the best with the Gunners.

Egyptian Reactions

Here are reactions from the world of Egyptian football: 

Mohamed Abou-Treika – Egypt and Ahly Legend

“Good luck and I wish you all the best because you deserve it. I hope you’ll be the reason Arsenal wins the Premier League.”

Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ – Egypt and Braga Striker

“A respectable character who deserves all the best. You deserve it mate.”

Aly Ghazal – Egypt and CD Nacional Midfielder

Ghazal Neny

“Perseverance and determination can overcome and also support talent in some cases ! Good luck.”

– Ex-Basel team-mate and winger

“Congrats Bro, you deserve even more than that. Good luck.”

Ahmed Elmohamady – Egypt and Hull City right wing-back

Mohamed Nagy ‘Gedo’ – Egypt and Entag El-Harby Forward

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“Congratulations bro. Now you’re not just representing yourself, but you’re also representing all Arabs. Work hard, be patient and God be with you. If God is willing, Arsenal will win the Premier League.”

Wael Gomaa – Egypt and Ahly Legend

“Congrats Elneny. You’re a true man and deserve all the best.”

Not only have Egyptians congratulated Elneny, but also international football figures have wished the Egyptian the best of luck after signing for Arsenal.

International Reactions

Here are some reactions from international football figures:

Rami Shaaban – Egyptian-Swede & Former Arsenal Goalkeeper

Ian Wright – England and Arsenal Legend

Ian Wright - Elneny Rections

FC Basel 

Marco Janko – Ex-Basel teammate and Austria Striker

Bob Bradley – Former Egypt Manager and Current Le Havre Manager

Bob Bradley has spoken exclusively to Kingfut and expressed his delight saying: “I’m excited for Elneny and very proud for him to get this opportunity.”

Olivier Giroud – France and Arsenal Striker


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