London: English football club Arsenal on Thursday signed Egyptian Mohamed Elneny from Swiss side FC Basel. The 23-year-old midfielder spent three years with the Swiss club, making over 90 league appearances and winning three consecutive Super League titles, the club said on its website.
He featured 28 times in all competitions in the first half of this season, scoring six goals.
Elneny began his senior career with El Mokawloon in the Egyptian Premier League. An experienced Egypt international, he helped his country to the quarter-finals of the London Olympics in 2012.