Mohamed Elneny

John Von 08 Apr,2018

Facts of Mohamed Elneny

Birth Name
Mohamed Naser Elsayed Elneny
Famous Name
Mohamed Nenny
Affair with
Currently Married
two childern


Career & Net worth

£ 2.8 million he earns as an annual salary from Arsenal FC
Net Worth
more than $ 7 million
Currently Club


Affair with
Currently Married

Mohamed Naser Elsayed Elneny better known as Mohamed Elneny is a professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Egyptian National Team and English Premier League giants Arsenal FC.

Apart from playing for Arsenal, he also has played for Egyptian football club, El Mokawloon SC and Swiss club, FC Basel.

He has represented Eygpt in their youth sides as well as played at 2012 Summer Olympics and 2017 African Cup of Nations for Eygpt since making his debut for the senior team in 2011.

Mohamed Elneny’s Early Career

Mohamed Elneny is of Egyptian nationality. He was born to father who was a football coach and mother who a housekeeper on 11 July 1992 in El Mahalla El Kubra, Egypt.

He started his playing career with  Egyptian football clubs such as AI Ahly and EI Mokawloon in their youth ranks.

Mohamed Elneny’s Net worth and Salary

His annual salary is more than £ 2.8 million with a weekly salary of £55,000 which he earns from playing for Arsenal and has a current market worth in the region of £9 million as of 2018.

Elneny used to earn €800,000 a year while playing for Basel FC.

Looking at his professional playing career, his net worth combined with his assets as well as endorsing sports products like Adidas, his net worth is estimated to be more than $ 7 million.

Elneny owns Mercedes car which is the best in his collection.

Mohamed Elneny’s  Career

After playing for the junior team of EI Mokawloon, he joined the main team to embark on his professional and senior playing career in 2010.

He made 35 appearances and scored 2 goals for the club.

The Egyptian midfielder was transferred to Swiss football club, FC Basel as a part of a loan deal in 2013. He signed a permanent four-year contract with the Swiss club in 2013 and scored his first goal for Basel against Zurich on 16 April 2014.

Elney was the part of the successful Swiss team that went on to win Swiss Superleague for four consecutive seasons from  2012 to 2016.

His success at Basel caught the attention of top English European football club Arsenal FC. It was confirmed by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in 2016 the official signing of Elney. The transfer fee amount was estimated to be between £ 5 to 7.4 million.

He made his Premier League debut for Arsenal against Burnley during an FA Cup match on 30 January 2016 and scored his first Arsenal goal against FC Barcelona during Champions League match in 2016.

The midfielder renewed his contract with  Arsenal in March 2018.

Mohamed Elneny’s International Career

After helping the Egyptian U 23 and qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, he made his senior international debut for Eygpt in 2011 and scored his first international goal for Eygpt against Jamaica in a friendly match on 4 June 2014.

He is expected to play alongside striker, Mohamed Salah and fellow defender, Trezeguet for Eygpt led by Essam El Hadary at the FIFA World Cup at Russia.

Mohamed Elneny’s Personal Life

Currently, 25, he stands at 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 77 kg. He is married to his wife in 2012  and has two children. He has a daughter named Linda and a son Malik who is believed to be an adopted one.

He is a devout Muslim. Elneny is often in highlights for criticizing his former teammate Alexis Sanchez. He is a huge fan of former Argentine skipper Diego Maradona.


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