Photo: Arsenal star sets out Gunners target after signing new deal

Mohamed Elneny is hoping to restore Arsenal to the pinnacle of European football

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

A post shared by Mohamed Elneny (@elnennym) on

Mohamed Elneny has outlined his desire to restore Arsenal to the pinnacle of European football after the African midfielder signed a new deal on Monday.

The Egypt international put pen to paper on a new long-term contract after the Gunners rewarded the versatile midfielder for a promising start to his Arsenal career.

Elneny moved to Arsenal in a £5m deal from Swiss outfit Basel in the 2016 January transfer window to bolster Arsene Wenger’s midfield options.

The 25-year-old won Arsenal’s player of the month award for March and April in the second half of the 2015-16 season following his impressive impact.

Elneny has scored two goals in 66 appearances over the past 24 months, although the versatile midfielder has failed to nail down a regular starting spot this term.

The Arsenal star posed for a snap alongside manager Wenger after he secured his long-term future at the north London club.

Elneny wrote on his Instagram page: “Officially we will be together for a longer time, in order to reach what we started, and to put arsenal in it’s deserved spot In Europe and the whole world.”

Arsenal finished in fifth place in the Premier League last term to miss out on a Champions League spot under Wenger.

The Gunners are currently in sixth spot in the table but could still reach Europe’s premier club competition if Arsenal win the Europa League.

The north London side will take on CSKA Moscow in the quarter-finals.

Mesut Ozil and Mohamed Elneny Photo: Mohamed Elneny / Instagram

MORE: Latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Follow @thesportreview on Instagram

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Exclusive
John Barnes
John Barnes on Liverpool FC in the title race and Naby Keita’s form
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
Indian Wells 2019
Dominic Thiem
Indian Wells 2019: Dominic Thiem joins Masters Roll of Honour with dazzling win over Federer
Michael Owen
Michael Owen highlights Liverpool FC’s advantage in title race
Indian Wells 2019
Indian Wells 2019: Bold and brilliant Bianca Andreescu wins first title over Angelique Kerber
Indian Wells 2019: Bold and brilliant Bianca Andreescu wins first title over Angelique Kerber