Italy's Sampdoria show interest in Egypt's keeper El-Shennawy: Report

Ahram Online , Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

Zamalek Keeper Ahmed El-Shennawy (Reuters)
Zamalek Keeper Ahmed El-Shennawy (Reuters)

Italian side Sampdoria are interested in Zamalek's international keeper Ahmed El-Shennawy, Italian media reported on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old, who joined Zamalek from Masry in the summer of 2014, has two years remaining on his contract with the club.

El-Shennawy helped Zamalek win the Egyptian Premier league in 2015 and three Egypt Cup titles.

According to the report the Italian side, Sampdoria lie sixth place in the Serie A table with 26 points, 12 points behind leaders Napoli, are preparing a 2 million Euros bid to hire the Egyptian keeper.

El-Shennawy has 28 caps in an international career that started in October 2011.

He is a member of Egypt's squad that reached the World Cup after 28 years of absence.  

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