Arsenal reject bid from Galatasaray to sign Egypt's Elneny: Report

Ahram Online , Tuesday 7 Sep 2021

Arsenal tell Galatasaray that Elneny is 'part of their plans for the season,' according to Sky Sports

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny is the subject of an approach from Galatasaray

Premier League side Arsenal have rejected an offer from Turkish giants Galatasaray to sign Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny, Sky Sports reported on Tuesday.

According to the report, Galatasaray enquired about the possibility of signing the 29-year-old before the transfer window closes in Turkey on Wednesday but that Arsenal see Elneny "as part of their plans for the season".

Elneny, who joined Arsenal from Swiss side Basel in January 2016, has one year left on his contract with the London club.

The Egyptian international has made132 appearances with Arsenal in all competitions since his arrival but played only one game this term, featuring for 45 minutes in the team's 5-0 Premier Leagye loss to Manchester City.

Elneny has a previous experience in Turkey, having spent the 2019-20 season on loan at Besiktas.

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