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But when Mikel Arteta was lined up to replace Emery, the Spanish coach gave Elneny the opportunity to play. He played for 90 minutes at the moment Arsenal beat Fulham 3-0, Saturday (12/9) evening WIB.
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Mohamed Elneny played very well in midfield Arsenal, has been the player who has cut the most passes for 90 minutes at Craven Cottage.
“I felt like I was alive again, I feel very happy. I thank Mikel Arteta, for giving me the opportunity to play,” the Egyptian midfielder told the club’s official website.
Responding to Elneny’s cool game, Arteta said, each player will be assessed from zero again for the 2020-21 season. “Elneny played for 90 minutes when we beat Liverpool in the Community Shield, and returned to fill in the starting line-up for the Premier League opener this season at Craven Cottage. He played well,” he said.