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Besiktas set to secure loan signing of Arsenal midfielder today

Mohamed Elneny

The Egypt international was told by Gunners boss Unai Emery last week that he should leave the Emirates this summer to find regular game time.

According to Sky Sports, Elneny will land in Istanbul on Friday to pen a deal with the Turkish Super Lig outfit.

Besiktas will pay the 27-year-old’s wages in full.

Elneny, who joined Arsenal from Basel in January 2016, made just eight Premier League appearances for the north London club last season.

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