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Mohamed Elneny has signed a new contract at Arsenal
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Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny has signed a new contract with Arsenal.

Elneny was set to become a free agent before the Gunners opted to re-sign the 29-year-old on a one-year deal with the option of a further 12 months.

He has made 147 appearances since joining from Basel in January 2016.

“I love this club and I feel part of this family. I want to continue at this amazing club, in this amazing family. I’m very excited for the future,” said the Egyptian who has 93 international caps.

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Gunners boss Mikel Arteta says Elneny brings “endless energy, enthusiasm and commitment” to the squad.

“Mo is a really important part of the team,” said Arteta. “He is loved by everyone.

“He’s an important player for us on and off the pitch, a real role model to our younger players and I’m delighted he’s staying.”

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