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.

AFCON final report: Elneny scores but Cameroon break Egyptian hearts

Mohamed Elneny scores at AFCON final
Mohamed Elneny broke the deadlock with a clever finish from close-range but ended up with a runners-up medal as Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar broke Egyptian hearts minutes before extra time beckoned.

Arsenal boost - 'Injured' midfielder makes bench at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
Despite missing Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match against Morocco with a calf strain, Mohamed Elneny managed to make the bench for their semi-final win against Burkina Faso.