Arsenal to lose battling midfielder for up to five weeks

Arsenal will have to do without Mohamed Elneny in January as Egypt head to the Africa Cup of Nations just about when Arsenal’s injury crisis should be in full swing.

Arsenal midfielder puts in lively Africa Cup of Nations performance

Mohamed Elneny
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is currently away on international duty with his native Egypt, as they aim to secure a record eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy this year.

Mohamed Elneny picks up injury at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
If we were thinking it might be nice to have Mohamed Elneny back in the Arsenal set-up soon, we might be out of luck after the midfielder picked up a calf-injury, ruling him out of the quarter final against Morocco.