Ever since Unai Emery became manager at Arsenal, Mohamed Elneny has found life difficult.
The Egypt international has struggled to break into the first-team under the former Paris Saint-Germain boss, having made just one Premier League appearance all summer.
With the likes of Lucas Torriera and Matteo Guendouzi playing key roles for the Gunners this season, the 26-year-old has fallen further down the pecking order at the Emirates Stadium.
Hamdy Nouh, who is one of the £9million-rated (per Transfermarkt) midfielder’s former coaches has advised Elneny to seek a fresh start and to regain his confidence.
Speaking to Goal, he said: “He needs to leave Arsenal in the next transfer market, at least on loan to play more and regain his confidence.
“He has been influenced lately by the change in coach and his new style, but I am confident that he will return better than before, because of his great potential and the competitive spirit that will help him get back in.”
Having struggled to make an impact at Arsenal under Emery, as well as the arrivals of Guendouzi and Torreira, it could make sense for Elneny to leave in the winter transfer window.
With the way the aforementioned duo are currently performing, it does not appear likely that the 26-year-old will make a breakthrough into the first-team anytime soon.
However, it remains to be seen if the Gunners will let him go, or if Elneny will want to depart having signed a long-term deal in March.
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