The teeming fans of Arsenal would have been waiting for the announcement of the deal to be over but we can tell you to brace yourselves. According to latest report, Mohamed is on the verge of completing a move to Arsenal.
There were reports that part of the delay in the deal was the playing securing a work permit but that has been successfully dealt with. And the announcement for the deal has already been announced on the official twitter handle of FC Basel.
— FC Basel 1893 EN (@FC_Basel_en) January 5, 2016
He has passed his medicals with Arsenal and will be unveiled in the coming days as their first January signing. According to the reports, the transfer fee is £7.4 miliion on a four and a half year contract. He is expected to be earning £60,000-per-week.
Wenger failed to sign an outfield player during the summer and was heavily criticised for his inactivity at that time. The signing of Elneny has silenced his critiques.
Elneny moving to Arsenal will be a big boost for the team as the midfielders have heavily suffered injuries. The 23-year-old will provide options in midfield for Arsenal.