Egyptian international Mohamed Elneny has made it known that he want to play for Arsenal next season and already snub a move to join Leicester City, according to report from Mirror.
The Foxes was heavily linked with a move to sign the 25-year-old midfielder for a deal worth £10million but unfortunately Elneny has snubbed Leicester City so a move will no longer be furthered.
“I am staying at Arsenal this season,” He said after the Community Shield victory again Chelsea that ended a 4-1 penalty shot out.
“I am 100 per cent focused and will give my best to the club day after day.”
Elneny joined Arsenal from Basel in the transfer of 2016 window but fall out of favor under manager Arsene Wenger and was limited to the bench for almost every game last season.
The Foxes manager Craig Shakespeare has showed great interest in landing him, and as also gone as far as offering him a regular first-team action if he finally complete a move to join the Premier League giant but Elneny has snubbed a move and now decide to remain with Arsenal.
Shakespeare failed to give a speech on his failed attempt in Asia last month. And Elneny has made it known publicly that he is ready to fight for his place at Arsenal.
He added: “There has been a lot of criticism recently and I wanted to prove that I deserve to play for a big team like Arsenal. That was my best game for Arsenal.
“Winning the Community Shield gives us momentum ahead of the new season.”