Arsenal midfielder Elneny signs one-year contract extension

Arsenal midfielder Elneny signs one-year contract extension

Egyptian midfielder, Mohamed Elneny has signed a new one-year contract extension with Arsenal, extending his time at the North London club until June 2024.


Elneny, who is currently the club’s longest-serving player, is on the treatment table with a knee injury, with no return date being disclosed yet revealed the news of the extension in a post on his social media channels.

It read: “A new chapter begins in my journey with Arsenal.”

“I just signed a new contract. Arsenal for me isn’t just a club I joined 7 years ago, which makes me the longest serving player currently ☺️ Arsenal is home, family, happiness, growth, and ambition.

“My Arsenal family, I love you.”


Since joining from Swiss club Basel in 2016, the 30-year-old has made 155 appearances for Arsenal, including eight this season. He has scored six goals and assisted a further 10 in the same period.

The 30-year-old expressed his delight at the extension and thanked the fans for their unending support since he joined the club.

“I’m so happy; I love this club and our supporters so much, and I’ll give everything to help us be the best we can be,” he told the club’s media.

“It makes me so proud to have represented this amazing club since 2016. The spirit and togetherness we have in our squad right now is so positive, and I’m so happy I have extended my contract,” he added.

Elneny last appeared for the Gunners in January’s 3-0 FA Cup third-round victory over Oxford, where he scored the game’s first goal.

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