Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Mohamed Elneny signing

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The Egyptian has joined from FC Basel.

Arsenal picked up their first piece of transfer business yesterday as they finally confirmed the arrival of Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel for a fee reported by the BBC to be in the region of £5 million.

The combative midfielder from Egypt arrives to add some bite to the Arsenal midfield. With Mathieu Flamini getting on and Francis Coquelin injured Elneny was much needed.

Of course as per usual Arsenal fans have been expecting perhaps a bigger more exciting name but will not be surprised that, instead, Arsene Wenger is attempting to unearth another hidden gem.

Elneny, who has excelled in the Europa League recently for the Swiss powerhouse, will hope he can prove himself to be a star for Arsenal and will hope to face Stoke City at the weekend.

The fact he is Champions League eligible will also be music to Gunners' fans ears.

So what do Arsenal fans think of the signature?

On Twitter the reaction has been generally positive. Arsenal fans appreciate the talent Elneny has at his disposal and they cannot wait to see him in action.

Here is some of the best reaction to Elneny's signing...

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