Mohamed Elneny’s agent is reportedly in negotiations with Real Betis as he tries to seal a January move away from Beiktas for his unhappy client.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 03: Mohamed Elneny of Besiktas reacts at full-time after the UEFA Europa League group K match between Besiktas and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vodafone Park on October 03, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 03: Mohamed Elneny of Besiktas reacts at full-time after the UEFA Europa League group K match between Besiktas and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vodafone Park on October 03, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Mohamed Elneny’s agent knows his client is not enjoying his life in Turkey. As such, Sascha Empacher has been looking for a way to get him out not long after he put him there in the first place.

Elneny had been linked with AC Milan but it seems like those rumours were nothing more than agent games or Ivan Gazidis nonsense.

Estadio Deportivo report that Empacher, Mohamed Elneny’s agent, has already begun negotiations with the La Liga side in what Football Espana say would be a ‘shock move’.

They base their information on a report in Calciomercato who claim Empacher passed through Milan on his way to Seville to offer the player to Ivan Gazidis’s club.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Denis Suarez of Arsenal sits on the bench alongside Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 03: Denis Suarez of Arsenal sits on the bench alongside Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Egyptian 27-year-old, who is still under contract with Arsenal until 2022, has made just six Super Lig appearances this season, missing three after being sent off in his first match.

He has, however, played all but eight minutes of those matches, excluding the 14 that came after he was sent off. In the Europa League he has played 90 minutes of Besiktas’s five games, coming on as  sub in the other.

So this isn’t about lack of playing time which is why he left Arsenal (along with the problem of not really being wanted anyway).

Reports started to emerge at the start of October that he wasn’t happy at Besiktas and was keen to move as soon as possible.

He is reportedly valued at €15m.

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