Egypt international and Al Ahly goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy has officially opened up about the rumours linking him to clubs in the English Premier League.
El-Shennawy has reportedly displayed good form for the second season in a row after managing to keep the most clean sheets in the Egpytian Premier League -inspiring Al Ahly to the title win.
Reports from KingFut suggest that the Egyptian was the standout playing despite his native country's struggle in the recently wrapped up Africa Cup of Nations.
The publication further speculates that El-Shennawy has garnered the attention of Arsenal and Aston Villa, the latter who recently signed fellow teammate Mahmoud Trezeguet.
The 30-year-old was awarded the Man of the Match accolade after the conclusion of the Cairo derby against Zamalek where he spoke to the media saying: “I haven’t received any official offer from any European club,” El-Shennawy said after the Zamalek game.
“I am staying at Al Ahly and we will see if the club receives offers for me in the upcoming period."
However, if El-Shenawy makes a move to the Premier League he will become the thirteenth Egyptian to be signed and will be the first goalkeeper in Europe since Essam El Hadary's move to Swiss side FC Sion back in 2008 (via KingFut).
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