Egypt's El-Neny excited by prospect of Champions League football with Basel

Mahmoud Elassal, Monday 9 Jun 2014

Mohamed El-Neny says he will stay with Swiss champions Basel next season despite interest from English and German clubs

Mohamed El-Neny
The Egyptian midfielder Mohamed El-Neny (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Egypt midfielder Mohamed El-Neny has revealed he will stay with Swiss side Basel despite interest from Germany and England.

"I have received more offers from Germany and English Premier League clubs but I prefer to stay with Basel for another season," El-Neny told a television programme.

"I started my career abroad just one and a half seasons ago so I think I need another season with Basel to gain more experience," he added.

El-Neny joined Basel from Egyptian side Arab Contractors in January 2013.

"I still have three years on my contract with Basel."

The 21-year-old winger helped them win the Swiss league last season.

"Playing with Basel in the UEFA Champions League next season will be encourage me to perform well."

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